Kurigram road crash leaves one dead  

Published: March 17, 2018 18:48:00 | Updated: March 17, 2018 21:25:54

A woman was killed and six others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and an auto-rickshaw at Rajarhat upazila of Kurigram on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Nurjahan Begum, 45, wife of Jalal in Barobari union of Lalmonirhat district, reports UNB.

Officer-in-charge of Rajarhat Police Station Moklesur Rahman said the accident took place when the bus and auto-rickshaw collided head-on. It left Nurjahan dead on the spot and six others injured.

Locals rushed the injured to the Kurigram Sadar Hospital.

Later, two others were taken to Rangpur Medical College Hospital in critical condition.

However, the driver and his assistant along with the vehicle managed to flee, the OC added.

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