Fatal road crash in Munshiganj leaves 10 dead
5 of same family killed
Published: 05:32 PM, 22 November 2019 Updated: 05:33 PM, 22 November 2019
At least 10 passengers, including five from the same family, were killed and the other four people were critically injured as a bridal party microbus collided with a bus on Friday around 2:00 pm in Sreenagar, Munshiganj.
Confirming the matter, Sreenagar Police Station OC Hedayetul Islam Bhuiyan said “the accident took place on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Sholaghar area in the upazila”.
The microbus was going to Kamrangichar in Keraniganj along with a bridal party from Konkosha in Louhajang Upazila of Munshiganj. On the way, the accident occured when the microbus collided with a Mawa-bound passenger bus named ‘Swadhin Paribahan’, the OC said.
Of the deceased — 2 children, 2 women, and 4 men. However, their identity could not confirm yet. Their bodies kept at Sreenagar Upazila Health Complex. The 4 injured are being sent to Dhaka, the OC Bhuiyan also said adding, “The death toll may increase. The bus and microbus were recovered and kept in police custody.”