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Faridpur road crash claims lives of three

| Updated: January 21, 2021 09:20:57

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Faridpur road crash claims lives of three

Three people were killed and 15 others injured after a bus overturned in Bogail area of Bhanga upazila in Faridpur on Wednesday.

Identities of the deceased could not be known yet, Officer-in-Charge of Bhanga Highway Police Md Omar Faruk said.

The accident occurred at 12:00 pm, leaving three people dead on the spot, reports UNB.

Road accidents in Bangladesh remain one of the leading causes of deaths in Bangladesh. In the last five years, 37,170 people were killed in 26,902 accidents across the country.

Besides, 82,758 people were injured in these accidents, according to a report released by Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity (BJKS), a passenger welfare body, in October last year.

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