Pleasure trip turns tragic
Feni road accident kills 8 picnickers
Eight picnickers were killed and 20 others injured in a tragic road accident in Sadar upazila of Feni on Thursday morning.
Three of the deceased were identified as Shahadat, 30, hailed from Feni, Sujan from Dhaka, and Azhar 45.
A Cox's Bazar-bound bus from Dhaka, carrying picnickers, hit hard a roadside tree in front of Tibbatia College at Lemua around 5:45am after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving six dead on the scene and 21 others injured, said Feni Highway Police Station SI Kawsar Rahman.
The injured were admitted to Feni Sadar Hospital where another one died.
Among the wounded, seven were shifted to Dhaka for better treatmment, the SI said, adding Azhar died on way to Dhaka.