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10 killed in accident in Bangladesh

Nine passengers of the bus died on the spot while another succumbed to injuries after being rushed to a nearby hospital.

world Updated: Oct 19, 2007 17:32 IST

At least 10 people were killed and 40 others injured when a bus collided head on with a loaded truck on the Dhaka-Bogra highway in northwestern Bangladesh today.



Nine passengers of the bus died on the spot while another succumbed to injuries after being rushed to a nearby health centre, television channels reported.



The injured, seven of them critically, were being treated at different hospitals in Bogra.



The mishap took place at about 1 pm when the bus was coming to Dhaka from northwestern Dinajpur.