Death toll climbs to 7 in Narsingdi road crash

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14 August, 2018 20:14 PM

Death toll climbs to 7 in Narsingdi road crash

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The death toll from a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus at Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi district today has raised to seven.

The deceased were identified as Prantika Barman, 6, daughter of Subal Barman of Naboarchar area of ​​Narsingdi, Sujon Barman, 35, his daughter Snigdha Barman, 5, Shuvo Barman, 30, Swarup Barman, 12, of Sitenol area of ​​Matlab upazila of Chandpur district, Bristi Barman, 6, daughter of Nirmol Barman of Dhuptara area of Narayanganj and one more anonymous person.

The incident took place around 8:15am on Dhaka-Sylhet highway when a bus of Mitali Paribahan collided with a microbus, leaving three dead on the spot, according to Shibpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge Salam Hussain. 

Later, four more people died while undergoing treatment.