4 killed in Magura bus collision
Published : Friday, 18 September, 2020 at 5:01 PM Count : 359
Four people were killed and at least 30 injured in a collision between two buses on Magura-Jashore highway on Friday afternoon.
Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
The injure were admitted to Magura Sadar Hospital.
Magura Sadar Police Station OC Joynal Abedin said a Jashore-bound bus of Chaklader Paribahan collided with a Sohag Paribahan bus bound for Dhaka in Maghirdhal area around 1:30pm, leaving four people dead on the spot.
After the accident, Chakladar Paribahan bus fell into a roadside ditch as another bus hit it from behind, he said.
Fire fighters from Jashore and Magura are conducting rescue operation.
The accident led to a long tailback of vehicles on both sides of the highway.