Dinajpur Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2020-07-06 18:00:56 BdST
The head-on collision between the Rangpur-bound BRTC bus and the autorickshaw took place on the highway around 2:45pm on Monday, said Birganj Police OC Abdul Matin.
Another woman passed away after being rushed to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital.
The victims have been identified by police as Nasrin Begum, 45, her daughter 'Rupa', 8, Abul Hossain, 55, his wife Asma Khatun, 45, their daughter 'Namia', 8, and ‘Nargis’, 27. The dead autorickshaw driver is yet to be identified.
Hundreds of locals then blocked the road in protest, obstructing traffic on the highway for two hours before police brought the situation under control.