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8 kills in Tangail road accident

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8-tTangail : At least eight people, including a woman and two children, were killed and four others injured in a road accident at Khudirampur near Bangabandhu Bridge on Dhaka-Tangail Highway in the district yesterday afternoon.

"A Tangail-bound truck collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound microbus in Khudirampur area on Dhaka-Tangail highway under Tangail Sadar upazila killing eight people on the spot at about 3 pm," Sub-Inspector Jahangir Alam, in-charge of Elenga Highway Police Outpost told this evening, reports BSS.

Four received serious injuries and they were undergoing treatment at Tangail General Hospital, he added.

Details could not be known immediately.