Two killed in Munshiganj road accident

Munshiganj Correspondent
Published : 17:24, Mar 07, 2020 | Updated : 17:26, Mar 07, 2020

At least two people have been killed and six others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus in Munshiganj.

The accident took place on the Dhaka-Mawa highway in Puraton ferry ghat area of Sreenagar upazila around 2pm on Saturday (Mar 7).

The identities of the deceased and the injured could be known yet, said Hasara highway police Sergeant Sanjay Kumar Biswas.

Sanjay said: "A microbus carrying eight people, including women, was going to Mawa. At one point, the microbus collided with a bus of Ananda Paribahan while it was trying to overtake another bus, killing two people on the spot and injuring six others."

He also added that four injured were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).