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Bus Crash Kills Bangladesh Film Notables

What: Bus en route from Chaka to Chuadanga
Where: Dhaka-Aricha highway in Manikganj
When: August 13, 2011, 12:15
Who: Tareque Masud, media personality Ashfaque Munier Mishuk and three others; 50 passengers in the bus
Why: Encountering a heavy rain, a minibus and a passenger bus driven by Jamir Juddin collided in Manikganj, injuring Tareque, Masud, Ashfaque Munier Mishuk, and injuring Catherine Masud, painter Dhali Al Mamun, his wife Dilara Zaman Jolly and film production staff Saidul Islam. THe injured were transported to Square Hospital and Manikganj Sadar Hospital. The deceased were taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Mortuary.

The bus driver made a high speed left-turn and at a high rate of speed hit the microbus carrying the celebrities, smashing half of their minivan.

The staff of the passenger bus fled the scene; the driver had thirty years of experience, twenty-four months with this company. The bus was seized by the police. The bus was owned by Mujibul Haque Khokon.