At least four people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Dhamrai, on the outskirts of Dhaka, early today. Three of the deceased are: Shahidul Islam, 23, and Shamsur Rahman, 40, of Satkhira and, Obaidur Haque, 70, of Noakhali. Identity of another deceased could not be learnt immediately.
A brick-loaded truck collided with the Satkhira-bound bus of Soudia Paribahab in Joypura area around 1:30am, leaving four passengers of the bus dead, said Abdul Jalil, sub-inspector of Dhamrai Police Station.
The injured were admitted to different hospitals in Dhamrai, Savar and Dhaka, our Savar correspondent reports quoting the police official.