Bus rams human hauler; 7 killed
Published : Tuesday, 11 September, 2018 at 12:39 PM Count : 702
Seven people were killed and 10-12 others injured in a road accident in Chakaria upazila of Cox's Bazar district on Tuesday noon.
Chakaria Police Station officer in-charge Yasin Arafat confirmed the matter.
He said a bus of 'Star Line Paribahan' rammed into a human hauler, locally known as Leguna, on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Baroitoli area at about 11:30am, leaving a number of passengers injured.
The injured were taken to Chakaria Upazila Health Complex where four were declared dead, the OC added.
Later, one died at Unique Hospital and two two at Chattogram Medical College Hospital.
Three of the deceased were identified as Khayer Ahmed,40, hailed from Lohagara of Chattogram, and Jahir Ahmed, 32, and Abul Quashem,27, from Harbang in Chokoria of Cox's Bazar.