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2 killed, 3 injured in bus-microbus collision in Narsingdi

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2 killed, 3 injured in bus-microbus collision in Narsingdi

Two people, including the microbus driver, were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus in the Panchdona area of Narsingdi’s Dhaka-Sylhet highway. Three people were injured.

Narsingdi Itakhola Highway Police in-charge told The Daily Star that this accident happened around 5:20 am on Saturday. Elias Hossain.

Nihra is the microbus driver Abdus Salam (43). He is the son of Ashraf Ali of Nandail area of Mymensingh district and the other is Pial Hossain (23) of Chittagong. He is a musician by profession.

One of the injured is Ahra Akib (24). He was sent to Dhaka Paralytic Hospital. The identity of the other two injured is not known.

According to the police, the Dhaka-bound Hanif Paribahan and the Sylhet-bound microbus collided head-on in front of the Dream Holiday Park in Panchdona area of Narsingdi. Two people including the microbus driver died on the spot.

Fire service and civil defense recovered the dead bodies from the spot and sent them to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital.

After the accident, the bus of Hanif Paribahan was detained from Bhulta area of Narayanganj.

In charge of Itakhola Highway Police. Ilyas Hossain said, Pial is a musician and also studies in Dhaka. They were four friends going to Sylhet from Dhaka. We rescued the microbus and brought it to the outpost.

Narsingdi Sadar Hospital RMO Mohammad Mahmudul Kabir Bashar said, two people were brought to our hospital in dead condition. The body has been kept in the morgue. The body will be handed over to the family after the post-mortem.

The injured are Sakibul Islam (19) son of Khurshed Alam of Habiganj district, Amit Saha (22) son of Anup Saha of Patharghata area of Chittagong and Aqib (24) of the same area. Akib has been sent to Dhaka Paralympic Hospital and the other two have been admitted to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital.

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