Train-bus collision kills 11 in Joypurhat

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Joypurhat, Dec 19:  At least 11 people have been killed and six others injured in a collision between a train and a bus in Joypurhat Sadar upazila.

The incident took place in the Puranapoil area on Saturday morning.

Train communications with the northern regions of the country have been suspended due to the accident.

Confirming the accident, deputy commissioner of Joypurhat  Shariful Islam said, at least 11 bodies were recovered from the incident spot.

He said six people with injury were sent to hospital. The accident will be investigated, he added.