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3 killed in Pabna road crash

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Three passengers were killed and 25 others including children and women injured as a Uttara Paribahan bus skidded into a roadside ditch at Madhupur in Ataikuala area on Pabna-Dhaka Highway on Wednesday.

UNB, Pabna :
Three people were killed and 30 others injured when a bus overturned on Pabna-Dhaka highway at Madhupur in Ataikula upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Musa, 22, a bus helper and son of Nifaz Ali, Mamin, 28, son of Abdul Kader and Chand Ali of Sathia upazila.
The accident took place around 10:15 am when the Pabna-bound 'Uttara' bus from Kashinathpur turned upside down on the road
as its driver lost control over steering, leaving one killed on the spot and 32 others injured, said Abdur Razzak, officer-in-charge of Ataikula Police Station.
Among the injured, 7-8 people were taken to Pabna General Hospital where the doctors declared two of them dead.

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