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7 killed as picnic bus hits tree in Feni

Mukul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-08-15 10:44:21 AM     ||     Updated: 2019-08-16 11:42:40 AM

Feni Correspondent: At least seven people were killed and 11 other injured as a picnic bus hit a roadside tree in Lemua area under Feni Sadar Upazila on Thursday morning.

The accident took place around 7.00am on Dhaka-Chattogram highway.

Two of the deceased were identified as Shahadat, 30, of Chhagalnaiya upazila in Feni, and Sujon at Bikrampur in Dhaka. Identities of other deceased could not be known immediately.

According to highway police, the Cox’s Bazar-bound picnic bus slammed into a roadside tree after the driver lost control of the vehicle. Six people were killed on the spot.

On receiving the news, Fire service and Civil Defense personnel rushed to the spot and sent the injured to Feni Modern Sadar Hospital where one died later.

risingbd/Feni/Aug 15, 2019/Mukul