2 killed as bus overturns on Bogura-Rangpur highway

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Two people were killed and two others injured when a bus overturned on Bogura-Rangpur highway at Chandihara in Shibganj upazila of Bogura district on Wednesday, reports news agency UNB.

One of the deceased was identified as Al Amin, 15, of Mithapukur upazila in Rangpur district while the identity of the other deceased could not be known immediately.

Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Gobindaganj highway police, said the accident occurred at around 6:00 am when the Rangpur-bound bus of ‘Boishakhi Paribahan’ overturned after hitting a road divider, leaving two persons dead on the spot and two others injured.

The injured were taken to a local hospital, he added.