Md. Shahriar Kabir Akand, Palashbari (Gaibandha): Four people, including a woman, were killed and three others were injured in a head-on collision between a CNG and a covered van at Palashbari in Gaibandha.
The incident took place at 5pm on Friday (July 30) at the Palashbari BRAC junction on the Rangpur-Dhaka National Highway.
Witnesses said a passenger CNG leaving Rangpur for Palashbari reached the BRAC junction area of Palashbari Upazila when a truck coming from the opposite direction hit the CNG.
Upon receiving the news, fire service, Palashbari police and traffic police rushed to the spot and rescued the injured and admitted them to Palashbari Upazila Health Complex.
The identity of one of the four killed has been confirmed. She is Shammi (40), wife of Babu Mia of Rangpur Modern area.
The injured were identified as Shuvo, 6, Shah Alam, 45, and Jintu, 30.
Palashbari Upazila Nirbahi Officer Kamruzzaman Nayan and OC Investigation Matiur Rahman quickly visited the spot.