Two die in Cumilla as Chattogram-bound bus hits roadside tree

Published: August 25, 2018 10:02:06 | Updated: August 25, 2018 13:16:59

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Two people were killed and 25 others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Jimaltola in Daudkandi upazila on Saturday morning.

The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.

Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Highway Police, said the accident took place as the Chattogram-bound bus of 'Shyamoli Paribahan' hit a roadside tree after its driver lost control over the steering around 5:00am, leaving two bus passengers dead on the spot and 25 others injured, reports UNB.

On information, police recovered the bodies from the spot and sent those to Cumilla Medical College Hospital for autopsy while the injured were admitted to Gouripur Health Complex, the OC added.

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