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2 killed, 10 injured as two buses collide head-on in Chattogram

by Khan Helal

Two people were killed and 10 passengers injured when a BRTC bus collided head on with another bus in Chattogram this afternoon.

Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately, said police.

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The injured passengers were rescued by locals and police and then taken to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH), said Assistant Sub-inspector Shilbrota Barua of the hospital’s police camp.

Four to five people among them are in critical state, he added.

Jahirul Islam, in-charge of CMCH police camp, said two passengers succumbed to their injuries around 4:30pm while undergoing treatment.

When contacted, Dulal Mahmud, officer-in-charge of Karnaphuli Police Station, said the accident happened at AJ Chowdhury College Bazar under Karnaphuli Police Station around 3:30pm when the BRTC bus, headed for Gachbaria of Chandanaish upazila, tried to avoid a CNG-run auto-rickshaw and collided head-on with another bus.

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