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7 including 4 kids killed in Narsingdi road accident

14 Aug 2018, 21:38

NTV Online

Narsingdi: At least seven people, including four children, were killed in a head-on collision between a bridal party microbus and a bus at Sonamurirtek in Shibpur upazila on Tuesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Prantika Rani Barman, 6, Snigdha Rani Barman, 5, Bristy Rani Barman, 7, Sourav Barman, 12, Sajal Barman, 20, Shuvo Barman, 30, and cameraman Sajal, 25. All of them were residents of Satnol village in Matlab upazila of Chandpur district.

The Chandpur-bound microbus from Sylhet collided with the Sylhet-bound bus of ‘Mitali Paribahan’ around 7:30 am, leaving three passengers of the microbus dead on the spot and eight others injured, said Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Shibpur Police Station.

The injured were taken to Narsingdi General Hospital where doctors referred four of them to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH in the capital.

Among the injured, one died at the Narsingdi hospital while another succumbed to his injuries on the way to the DMCH.

Two more injured died at the DMCH in the afternoon while undergoing treatment.

The tragedy struck the bridal party members when they were returning home from a marriage ceremony in Sylhet.