Eight persons including four children of a single family were killed on the spot when Buses of Shuhag Paribahan and village Line smashed a car at Barbaria area of Dhamrai upazila of the district this afternoon.
Relatives of victims Asib said Monwar along with his family members were going to their village home Atigram in a car under Manikganj sadar upazila to attend a marriage ceremony there.
He said when the private car reached Barbaria area two buses of Shuhag paribahan and Village Line coming from opposite direction shamshed the private car one after another and all the passengers in the private car including driver were killed on the spot.
The dead were identified as Monwar Sheikh 35, Zanu Begum 40, Shammi Akther 3, Farida Begum 25, Toa Akhter 3, Anikita 4, Touhid 2 and driver of private car Faroq Hossain 45.
Front portion of both the buses were damaged badly. Driver of both the buses managed to escape.
Passengers of both the buses were also injured and they were admitted to Manikganj Hospital and different private clinics. Police seized both the buses.
A case was filed with Dhamrai police in this connection. None was arrested.