Thakurgaon road crash death toll rises to 10

The death toll to head-on collision between two buses in Thakurgaon rose to 10.

The deceased were identified as Mostafa, 42, Mansura Begum, 35, Abdur Rahman, 40, Saraswati Saha, 50, Anwara Begum, 50, Kamrunnesa, 50, of Baliadangi upazila; Abdul Majid, 42, Khitish Barman, 40, Mangala Rani, 63, and Jaba Rani, 35 of Sadar upazila, said Sadar Police Station officer in-charge Ashiqur Rahman.

On Friday morning, a Thakurgaon-bound bus of ‘Dipjal Enterprise’ collided head-on with another bus of ‘Nishat Paribahan’ in Khochabari area in Sadar upazila, leaving five people dead on the spot and 25 others injured.

The injured people were whisked off to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared three others dead.