7 killed, 45 injured in Pabna road crash


Pabna, October 29: At least seven people were killed and 45 others injured in a head-on collision of two passenger buses on the Dhaka-Pabna highway in Bangram area of Atailula upazila in Pabna on Sunday afternoon.The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

All the four victims died on the spot after the collision which took place around 12:30pm at Bohalbaria area in Santhia upazila.

The injured were taken to Pabna General Hospital.

Officer-in-charge of Madhpur Police Station Anwar Hossein confirmed the incident.

Assistant Director of Pabna Fire Services M Yunus Ali said, “On information, we recovered five bodies. Both the buses got smashed due high speed.”