2 dead, 20 hurt in Manikganj bus-truck collision

Dhaka, Nov 24 – Two people were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Pukhuria in Ghior Upazila early Sunday. The deceases were identified as truck driver Md Saifullah Morol, 30, of Tala Upazila in Satkhira district, and bus passenger Masudur Sheikh, 26, of Sadar Upazila in Faridpur district.
In-charge of Barangail Highway Police outpost Yamin-ud-Doula said the Faridpur-bound bus collided with the fish-laden truck around 12:30am, leaving the duo dead on the spot and 20 people injured.
On information, police recovered the bodies while the injured were taken to hospital.
The condition of five of the injured was stated to be critical, the OC added. – UNB