Thakurgaon, Aug 22 (UNB) – A head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh Highway left four people dead and 29 others injured on Thursday morning.
The deceased were identified as Babul, 28, a minibus driver AbulKalam Azad, 50, son of Abdul Majid,Mojibur Rahman, 75, and Quamruzzaman, 35, of Sadar upazila.
The accident took place at Salandar Bhutpara in the upazila around 10am.
A Panchagarh-bound bus hit the Thakurgaon-bound minibus of ‘Nirnoy Paribahan’, killing three people on the spot, said Sub-Inspector Firoza Begum of Sadar Police Station.
Police and fire service officials rescued the victims and took 22 of them to the Sadar Hospital.
Later, another injured man succumbed to his injuries at Sadar Hospital in the afternoon.