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13 killed in Faridpur road accident

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Published: 10:39, 16 April 2024

13 killed in Faridpur road accident

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At least 13 people were dead and several were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a pickup van on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Sadar upazila in Faridpur district on Tuesday (16 April) morning.

Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

MD. Hasanuzzaman, officer-in-charge of Faridpur Sadar Kotwali Police Station, said that a Magura-bound bus of Unique Paribahan from Dhaka collided with a Dhaka-bound pickup van. Eleven people died on the spot and two died after being taken to hospital. At least four people were injured in the incident.

The injured have been admitted to Faridpur Medical College Hospital.

On information, a Fire Service team rushed to the spot and conducted rescue operations, said the OC.