Two persons killed, 15 injured in road accident in Habiganj

Two persons were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident on Habiganj-Shaestaganj zonal road in the district here today. The accident took place when a Dhaka-bound bus of Diganta Paribahan from Habiganj collided head-on with a CNG run auto-rickshaw coming from opposite direction on Habiganj-Shaestaganj zonal road at Paikpara under Habigani Sadar Upazila this afternoon.As the vehicles collided head-on the auto-rickshaw fell into a road side ditch causing deaths to two passengers. The injured passengers were sent to Habiganj Sadar Hospital.Receiving information police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies and the injured persons. Identities of the dead could not be known immediately.Police seized the bus and the smashed auto-rickshaw.
Bus driver managed to escape but auto-rickshaw driver Aklakh Miah was seriously injured and admitted to Osmany Medical College Hospital, Sylhet.BSS, Habiganj