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4 Killed, Several Injured in Bangladesh Bus Crash

accidentA bus crashed head-on into a microbus on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway, Chokoria upazila in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on January 16.

The tour bus was heading to Cox’s Bazar when it collided with the microbus, which was transporting 6 people to Chittagong at the time.

Atleast 4 people were killed in the accident, 3 of them on-spot. The deceased include 55-year-old Tahera Beghum, her 25-year-old daughter Tasmima Akhtar, their 20-year-old helper Koshinur Akhtar and the 40-year-old driver, Joynal Abedin.

Atleast 4 others were injured and were taken to Chokoria Upazila Health Complex.

The driver of the tour bus absconded before the police took the bus in custody.