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13 die as truck overturns in Gaibandha

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truck-13Thirteen people were killed when a truck overturned in Gaibandha on Thursday.

The incident took place on Dhaka-Rangpur highway near Jundaha area in Palashbari upazila around 1:30pm.

Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

On information, members of police and fire service rushed to spot and started rescue operation.

Confirming the matter to Jago News, Masudur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Palashbari Police Station, said the rescue operation is going on.