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Two drivers killed in Chakoria truck-bus collision

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2020-02-19 6:15:49 PM
Two drivers killed in Chakoria truck-bus collision
Chakoria truck-bus collision

COX’S BAZAR: Two drivers were killed and 10 others injured as a truck collided head-on with a passenger bus near Khutakhali Medakachopia National Garden of Chakoria upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday (Feb 19) noon.

One of them deceased was identified as truck driver Mohammad Liton, 35, son of late Shahjahan, a resident of Charfashion upazila of Bhola.

The identity of bus driver could not be known immediately.  

Morshedul Alam, in-charge of Malumghat Highway Police Outpost, told Banglanews that the stone-laden truck collided with the passengers bus of ‘Hanif Paribahan’ coming from opposite direction on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway at 12:00 pm, leaving driver of truck dead on the spot and 11 others injured. 

Later, driver of the bus succumbed to his injury on way to hospital, he said.

The injured were taken to local hospital, Morshedul Alam added.

BDST: 1815 HRS, FEB 19, 2020

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