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 At least eight killed in road accident in Bangladesh
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At least eight killed in road accident in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, Aug 15 : At least eight people were killed and 20 others injured after a bus hit a tree near Lemua bridge on the Dhaka-Chattagram Highway in Feni district on Thursday morning.

The incident took place around 0700 hrs, when the Cox’s Bazar-bound bus veered out of control and slammed into a roadside tree on the highway, said Feni Mohipal Highway OC Md Shahjahan Khan.

Two of the bodies have been identified as Shahadat and Sujon Mia. A picnic bus of Prime Plus Paribahan was heading to Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka’s Mirpur, said OC
Shahjahan.

The injured were rescued and sent to Feni General Hospital.Ten of them are in critical condition, the official said.(UNI)