7 dead, 10 injured in four different road accidents across the country
Publish- February 28, 2021, 12:11 AM
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At least seven persons have been killed and 10 more got injured in four different road accidents in different parts of the the country on Saturday.
At least 2 people were killed and 10 got injured in Cox's Bazar road crash at Islamnagar area of Chakaria upazila at around 8:30 am on Saturday.
The deceased have been identified as Mujibur Rahman (30) of Chairakhali village under Fasiakhali union of Chakaria upazila and Enamul Haque (25) of Dulahazara union. Both were passengers of the microbus.
Highway Police Sub-Inspector (SI) Sirajul Islam of Chiringa, said a Chittagong-bound HiAce microbus and a Cox's Bazar-bound Ena Paribahan bus collided head-on in Chakaria, leaving the microbus twisted on the spot.
Ten severely injured microbus passengers were rushed to the Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital. Four of them are in critical condition.
In Khulna city, two men were killed when a truck hit their bike in Arongghata on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Miraz, 28, and Mohamamd Fahad, 26, of Barishal district.
The accident occurred around 11.30 pm when a Ruphsa Bridge-bound truck hit the bike, killing the biker and the pillion rider on the spot, said Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Arongghata Police Station.
The bodies were taken to Khulna Medical College and Hospital.
Road accidents in Bangladesh
Road accidents in Bangladesh continue to claim hundreds of lives every year.
At least 484 people were killed and 673 injured in 427 road accidents in January this year.