DHAKA: A rushing bus collided head on with one other automobile, which hit a 3rd automobile, in a crash that killed at the least 17 individuals in northwestern Bangladesh, a fireplace official stated Friday.
The affect of the crash brought on a fuel cylinder on the second automobile to blow up, burning the automobile and killing 13 passengers trapped inside it, stated Abdur Rouf, a senior station official of the Fireplace Service and Civil Defence within the northwestern district of Rajshahi.
Three of the opposite 4 useless had been on the bus, he stated.
A number of others had been injured and at the least three had been taken to a hospital with extreme accidents, he stated.
Police and native individuals recovered the charred our bodies from the automobiles and despatched them to the morgue of Rajshahi Medical School Hospital.
Highway accidents in Bangladesh kill about 12,000 individuals a 12 months and they’re blamed on reckless driving, unfit automobiles and poor street situation.
Rajshahi is 254 kilometers (158 miles) northwest of the nation’s capital, Dhaka.