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4 killed as bus hits truck on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Four persons were killed and nine others injured when a bus hit a parked truck from behind on the Dhaka-Tangail highway early Saturday.

The injured were admitted to Kumudini Hoapital in Tangail district.

It was learnt that a passenger bus belonging to ‘Binimoy Paribahan’ hit a sand-laden truck at Dullya Monsur area in Mirzapur upazila the district at about 4:30 am.

Three passengers of the bus died on the spot and 10 others injured. The injured were rushed to a local hospital where one of them was declared dead on arrival.

Following the accident, the movement of vehicles towards Dhaka halted for two hours, causing immense sufferings to the commuters.

Gorai Highway Police Station officer in-charge Mollah Tutul said the vehicular movement on the highway became normal from 6:45 am.

The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.