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Policeman among 4 killed in Gopalganj road crash

Four people including a policeman have been killed and 10 others injured after a bus crashed into a roadside tree at Sadar upazila in Gopalganj district.

The accident took place on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Chandradighlia area at about 7:30 am, Friday.

Among the deceased, two were identified as police constable Abdul Alim, 25, and Joynal Abedi, 22.

Gopalganj Fire Service and Civil Defence deputy director Abul Kalam Azad said a bus of Didar Paribahan hit a roadside tree after its driver had lost control over the steering, leaving three passengers dead on the spot and 11 others injured.

Another died on the way to a hospital. The other injured were admitted to Gopalganj Sadar Hospital.

Gopalganj Sadar Police Station officer in-charge Md Nasir Uddin said police and fire service personnel recovered the bodies and sent those to the hospital morgue for autopsy.