5 killed as 2 buses clash in Mithapukur
News Desk || risingbd.com
Five people were killed and several others injured in a collision between two buses in Mithapukur upazila of Rangpur.
The incident took place in Boldipukur area of the upazila around 7:30am on Sunday (July 18).
The deceased could not be identified immediately.
Confirming the news to risingbd, Md Zakir Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Mithapukur Police Station, said the injured were admitted to Mithapukur upazila health complex.
According to police, a bus of Selfie paribahan heading towards Dinajpur from Dhaka collided with a bus of Jowana paribahan heading towards Dhaka from Rangpur when they arrived at a place named Boldipukur, leaving five people dead and several others injured.
Mithapukur Upazila Fire Service Station Officer Mashiur Rahman said, “On information, we rushed to the spot around 8:00am and recovered the five bodies. Later, they were handed over to police. The injured were admitted to hospital.”