Road traffic accidents in Bangladesh amid the rush on highways ahead of the Eid have left 16 people killed in a single day.
Collision between truck and autorickshaw claimed four lives in Sunamganj while three were
run over by bus in Brahmanbarhia on Wednesday.
Two people died in a road mishap in Tangail while another four in Chittagong.
A pick-up van collided with a motorcycle in Barguna, killing two. A woman was run over by a bus in Gazipur.
Muslims in Bangladesh will celebrate the Eid-ul Azha Friday and the three-day holiday begins from Thursday.
The highways are experiencing a huge rush of vehicles as millions are heading to their hometowns on Wednesday, the last working day before the holiday.