At least six people were killed and five others injured when a truck hit a bus in Tangail’s Mirzapur upazila this morning.
The accident took place on Dhaka-Tangail highway at Kurni area around 7am, said Mozaffar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Gorai Highway Police Station.
The Dhaka bound bus of Seba Classic Paribahan coming from Rangpur broke down when it reached Kurni, said the OC.
As the bus was halted on the side of the highway for repair work, a Dhaka-bound vegetable-laden truck hit it from behind, leaving four passengers of the bus dead on the spot, the OC added.
Two more passengers died after being taken to the Kumudini Hospital in Mirzapur.
সূত্র: ডেইলি ষ্টার