Dhaka: At least six people died as a BRTC bus has ploughed into a small passenger vehicle on the Dinajpur-Thakurgaon highway, media reports said.
The Rangpur-bound BRTC bus collided head-on with the van on the highway around 2:45pm on Monday, Abdul Matin, chief of Birganj Police Station told bdnews24.
The driver of the van and another person were critically wounded in the mishap and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment where the doctor pronounced them brought dead.
The dead were identified as Nasrin Begum, 45, her daughter Rupa, 8, Abul Hossain, 55, his wife Asma Khatun, 45, and their daughter Namia, 8. , reports bdnews24.
Locals blocked the road after the mishap before police brought the situation under control.