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3 of a family among 8 killed in Habiganj bus-autorickshaw collision

  • Published at 06:35 pm December 7th, 2020
Habigabj Accident
A Sylhet bound BRTA bus collided head-on with two CNG-run auto rickshaws on Monday evening that killed eight people on the spot on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway near Nabiganj of Habiganj December 7, 2020 | Dhaka Tribune

'The number of the people killed in the accident might increase,' added the officer

At least eight people, including three of a family, have been killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway near Nabiganj of Habiganj.

The accident took place on Monday evening when a Sylhet-bound BRTA bus collided head-on with two CNG-run autorickshaws, killing five people on the spot.

Confirming the incident, Sherpur Highway police outpost OC Md Ershadul Haque Bhuiyan said: “The identities of the deceased are still unknown. There are children and women among them.

“We are running a rescue operation. The number of the people killed in the accident might increase,” added the officer.