#AceWorldNews – BANGLADESH (Dhaka) – October 21 – At least 32 people were killed and dozens injured when two buses collided head-on in north-west Bangladesh on Monday, police said.
‘ Bus Crash 32 Killed and 30 Injured and Rising in Bangladesh ‘
The accident took place at Baraigram in Natore, 220 km (140 miles) from the capital Dhaka.
The death toll could rise further as some of the injured are in a critical condition, police official Mohammad Manirul Islam told Reuters.
A three-member committee has been formed to investigate the accident.
Road accidents kill around 10,000 people a year in impoverished Bangladesh.
They are often blamed on reckless driving, poor roads and aged vehicles.
Another 30 people were injured, and some of them are in critical condition, Reuters reported later.