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18 injured as car ploughs through crowd in Kurmitola

Published: February 23, 2020 14:08:20 | Updated: February 23, 2020 17:12:37


18 injured as car ploughs through crowd in Kurmitola

At least 18 people, including a child and four women, were injured after a private car ploughed through a crowd at Kurmitola in Dhaka city on Sunday noon.

Four of them suffered critical injuries, police said.

Eleven of the injured were identified as Farid, Razzak, Azim, Razib, Rashed, Bakkar, Azizul Islam, Salma, Rahima, Maksuda and Nazma, UNB reported.

Kazi Sahan Haque, officer-in-charge of Cantonment Police Station, said the victims were at the bus stoppage when the private car hit them.

“Five of them were taken to Kurmitola General Hospital. Four of the critically injured, including the child, were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital,” the OC said.

Another victim was taken to the National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital.

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