Bangladesh | 16 people killed in road accident in Rangpur district

Sakshi Chaturvedi
Published on: 24 Jun 2017 4:54 AM GMT
 Bangladesh | 16 people killed in road accident in Rangpur district
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 Bangladesh | 16 people killed in road accident in Rangpur district
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Dhaka: At least 16 people were killed on Saturday when a truck carrying laborers veered off the road in Rangpur district of Bangladesh.

The police stated that the accident occurred around 0530 hours, on the Dhaka-Rangpur Highway. Eleven people were killed on the spot while five others died on the way to the hospital.

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  • The travellers all hailed from Kaliganj in Lalmonirhat, but they were not identified.
  • The labourers had hired a cement-carrying truck for their journey home from Dhaka to Rangpur.

An initial report states that all of the passengers worked at a garments factory in Dhaka.

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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