7 killed, 30 injured in Natore road accident
At least seven persons were killed and 30 others injured when two passenger buses collided head-on at Mahishbhanga area on Borpara-Hatikumrul highway of the district today.
The deceased were identified as Md Mashiur Rahman, 27, assistant professor of philosophy at Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah Government College, Natore, Kawsar Ahmed, 20, son of Shahjahan Ali of Paikerdol village in Natore Sadar upazila and his younger sister Sadia Khatun, 15, Abdul Jalil, 25, son of Vanu Pramanik of the same area, Alamgir Hossain, 48, Mohna Akhter, 23, wife of Ruhul Amin of Walia village in Lalpur upazila of the district and Md. Mizanur Rahman of Magura district.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bonpara Highway Police Station Moshiur Rahman, said a Rajshahi-bound bus of National Paribahan and a Siam Paribahan bus coming from the opposite direction collided head-on in front of Gazi Auto rice mills in Mahishbhanga area on Bonpara-Hatikumrul highway around 11am, leaving seven people dead on the spot and 30 other passengers of the two buses were injured.
The injured persons were admitted to different hospitals in the area.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shamim Ahmed and Superintendent of Police Liton Kumar Saha visited the spot. The district administration has allocated Tk 25,000 to each family of the deceased.