People throng Borokhochabari in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila where 7 people were killed in collision between two buses. Photo: UNB
Thakurgaon, Aug 2 (UNB) –At least 10 people were killed and 27 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Dhaka highway at Borokhochabari in Sadar upazila on Friday.
The deceased were identified as Mustofa, 42, and Mansura Begum, 35, Mangoli Rani, 63, Jaba Rani, 35, Abdur Rahman, 40, Abdul Majid, 42, Saraswati Saha, 50, Khitis Barman, 40, Kamrunnesa, 32, and Anwara Begum, 48, residents of different upazilas.
The fatal road crash took place at around 8 am when a bus of ‘Dipzol Paribahan’ from Dhaka collided with another bus of ‘Nishat Enterprise’ coming from the opposite direction, leaving five people dead on the spot and 27 others injured, said Ashiqur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
Twenty four injured were taken to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared two of them dead.
Later, 10 of the injured were shifted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital while three injured died way to the hospital, the OC added.