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Thakurgaon road accident: kills 8, 50 injured

Thakurgaon, Aug 2 (BAN/ AD): In an head- on collision between 2 busses in Thakurgaon 8 people have died and injured around 50. As per police sources the accident occurred on Friday morning. Station Officer-in-Charge Ashiqur Rahman has confirmed.

A coach coming from Dhaka collided with a mini bus coming from the opposite direction near Balaka garden on Dhaka-Thakurgaon highway. However, a motorcycle and a three-wheeler carrying passengers also got crushed between the buses. Five people died on the spot, Fire Service worker Mizan said.

Total 6 people died on spot and 2 died in hospital. Injured are being treated at Thakurgaon Adhunik Sadar Hospital. As per sources injured currently are 50 and might increase. Dead are not yet identified.

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