At least six people, including a woman, were killed and ten others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck on the Dhaka-Bogura highway in Sherpur upazila of Bogura early Sunday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
According to the fire service, a Bogura-bound bus of ‘SR Paribahan’ collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound stone-laden truck at around 4.45 am on Sunday in the Sherpur College Gate area of Bogura, leaving six people, including the drivers of bus and truck, dead on the spot and ten others injured, said Fire Service and Civil Defense Senior Station Officer of Bogra Sherpur Bazlur Rashid.
The injured have been rescued and sent to Bogura’s Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital,” he said.
Bogra Sherpur Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shahidul Islam said the bodies have been sent to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsies.