Two killed in Rangpur road crash

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Staff Reporter:

Two people were killed and 30 others injured when a bus carrying them overturned on Rangpur-Bogura Highway at Khetmadpur in Pirganj upazila on Tuesday night.

The deceased were identified as Khoydar Ali and Shukumar Roy.

Moazzem Hossain, in-charge of Borodarga Highway police camp, said the accident took place around 11:30 pm when a Dhaka-bound bus of ‘United Paribahan’ from Bhurungamari turned turtle after being hit by another bus while overtaking it, leaving Khoydar Ali dead on the spot and injuring 31 others.

Of the injured, Sukumar died on the way to a local hospital.

The injured were taken to Pirganj Upazila Health Complex and Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
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