2 killed, 10 injured in Thakurgaon road accident

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RANGPUR, July 6, 2018 (BSS) – Two people were killed and 10 others
injured in a road accident at 29-mile Haripukur point on the Dhaka-Thakurgaon
Highway under Sadar upazila in Thakurgaon district today.

Police said the accident occurred when a Panchagarh-bound night-coach
from Dhaka collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound covered van of Kazi Farms
Limited amid inclement weather, leaving two people dead and 10 others
wounded.

“The deceased were identified as covered van driver Sajjad Hossain, 50,
son of Hamidur Rahman of Mirpur area in Dhaka city and night coach passenger
Mashiur Rahman, 35,” said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Thakurgaon Sadar Thana
Abdul Latif Mian.

Police immediately rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies. The
injured were sent to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital (TSH).

“Three of the injured persons were sent to Rangpur Medical College
Hospital from Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital,” on-duty physician at TSH Dr Zinnat
Pervin said.

The bodies have been kept at the TSH morgue and a case was filed in
this connection, the OC said.