Saturday 10, December 2022
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Road accident: 10 killed 20 other injured in Barishal

News Desk: At least ten people were killed and 20 others injured in a road accident in Wazirpur upazila of Barishal district on Sunday morning.

The accident occurred on Dhaka-Barishal highway when the driver of the vehicle lost control and hit a roadside tree around 5:30am, Wazirpur police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ali Arshad confirmed to the media.

"Two units of the fire service are doing the rescue work and recovered eight bodies so far, which are yet to be identified. The injured are being taken to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital and Wazirpur Health Complex," said the OC.

"The death toll can rise further," he added.

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