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Buses collide head-on in Thakurgaon, killing three

Published: August 22, 2019 12:58:01 | Updated: August 23, 2019 11:17:32

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A head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh Highway left three people dead and 30 others injured on Thursday morning.

Two of the deceased were identified as Abul Kalam Azad, a minibus driver; and Quamruzzaman of Thakurgaon Sadar upazila.

The accident took place at Salandar Bhutpara in the upazila around 10am, UNB reported.

A Panchagarh-bound bus hit the Thakurgaon-bound minibus of ‘Nirnoy Paribahan’, killing three people on the spot, said Sub-Inspector Firoza Begum of Sadar Police Station.

Police and fire service officials rescued the victims and took 22 of them to the Sadar Hospital.

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