At least eight people have died after two busses collided on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Dakshin Surma Upazila.
The accident that occurred near Rashidpur on Friday morning left 15 people injured, said Md Monirul Islam, chief of the local police station.
A Sylhet-bound bus operated by London Express collided head-on with an Ena Paribahan bus going to Dhaka at around 6.30 am, he said.
“At least six people died on the scene, while two others including a child died in hospital.”
Drivers of both the buses and the helper of Ena Paribahan bus and Imran Khan, a lecturer of Sylhet Women’s Medical College, were among the dead.
The others are yet to be identified, reports bdnews24.com.
Police and Fire Service personnel have started a rescue operation. The injured are receiving treatment at Sylhet Osmani Medical College.