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Bus-microbus collision kills 4 in Chittagong

  • Published at 11:05 am February 3rd, 2019
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Four people died after a bus collided head-on with a microbus at Chittagong’s Patiya upazila on Sunday Dhaka Tribune

Four people have been killed while 11 others sustained injuries

Four people have been killed and at least 11 others have been injured when a bus and microbus collided in Patiya upazila in Chittagong.

The accident took place on the Chittagong-Cox's Bazar highway in the Bhaiyer Digirpar area around 8:15am Sunday morning.

The identities of the deceased could not be immediately confirmed. However, all of them were reported as males. 

The deceased were passengers of the microbus that was heading towards Chittagong.

Confirming the matter, Patiya Highway Police Outpost In-Charge Mizanur Rahman told the Dhaka Tribune that the incident occurred when the bus of Saudia Paribahan – moving on the wrong side of the road – collided head-on with the microbus, killing three passengers of the latter including its driver.   

"Three people were killed on the spot while ten others sustained injuries. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital," he added.