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3 killed in Thakurgaon road crash

A head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh Highway left three people dead and 30 others injured  today morning. The deceased were identified as Babul, 28, a minibus driver Abul Kalam Azad, 50, son of Abdul Majid and Quamruzzaman of Sadar upazila. The accident took place at Salandar Bhutpara in the upazila around 10am. A Panchagarh-bound bus hit the Thakurgaon-bound ... Read More »

Moulvibazar train crash kills 4, injures over 200

Moulvibazar, June 24 (UNB) – An intercity train derailed at Baramchal in Kulaura upazila on Sunday night, killing at least four passengers and injuring over 200 others. Yardous Hasan, officer-in-charge of Kulaura Police Station, said six bogies of Dhaka-bound ‘Upaban Express’ train from Sylhet veered off the tracks around 11:40pm after a culvert over the Barochhara Canal, 200 yards off ... Read More »

5 BCL, Jubo League men killed in Khulna road crash

Khulna, Feb 11 – Five leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League and Juba League were killed in a collision between a truck and a private car on Rupsha bridge bypass road at Harintala in the city on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Mahbub Hasan Babu, organizing secretary, Walid Mahmud Utsob, deputy secretary, Saju Ahmed, assistant secretary, activist ... Read More »

Two Saudi pilots killed in helicopter crash

Two Saudi pilots were killed when their helicopter came down in the eastern Yemeni province of al-Mahra on Friday, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen said. In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the coalition said the helicopter, which belongs to the Saudi ground forces, had crashed following technical issues. Read More »

More than 100 die in Havana plane crash

More than 100 people have died after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuban state media say. Three people have survived but are in a critical condition, Cuban Communist Party newspaper Granma reported. The plane was carrying 110 passengers and crew, according to the Mexican firm from which the plane was leased. Read More »

Melbourne crash driver arrested after hitting pedestrians

Australian police have arrested two people after a car drove into a crowd in Melbourne. The car “collided with a number of pedestrians” on Flinders Street, a busy junction in the centre of the city, said Victoria Police. Fourteen people have been injured, with several in a critical condition. Police have said it was a deliberate act but said it ... Read More »

Derailed US train lacked automatic safety system

Technology that forces trains to adhere to speed limits was being installed on the express that crashed in the US state of Washington on Monday but was not yet operational, investigators say. Three people died when the train derailed at 80mph (130km/h) on a bend with a speed limit of 30mph. Officials say the train’s emergency brakes had been deployed ... Read More »

US suspends search for missing marines off Australia coast

US officials say they have suspended a search and rescue operation for three marines missing after their aircraft crashed off the Australian coast. Saturday’s incident involved an MV-22 Osprey belonging to the US Marines based in Okinawa, Japan. The third Marine Expeditionary Force said they had shifted their operations to recovery efforts, which could last several months. Families of the ... Read More »