Six killed, 15 injured in Faridpur road accident


FARIDPUR, July 29, 2017 (BSS)- At least six people were killed and 15 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus in Kazi Rasta Haatghata area on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway under Madhukhali upazila of the district last night.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Madhukhali Police Station Ruhul Amin said the accident occurred when a Dhaka-bound passengers bus from Benapole collided head-on with a microbus coming from the opposite direction in the area around 11 pm, leaving four people dead on the spot and injuring others.

The wounded were admitted to Faridpur Medical College Hospital, where two succumbed to their injuries, the OC added.