16 killed in Bangladesh road crash

May 28th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Dhaka, May 28 (DPA) At least 16 people were killed and dozens injured Thursday when a bus and a truck collided head-on in Bangladesh’s northwestern Sirajganj district, according to police.
The accident occurred at Pachalia, leaving 13 passengers dead on the spot while three others succumbed to their injuries at a nearby clinic, an inspector of the highway police said.

Twenty-five passengers who sustained injuries were undergoing medical treatment at a nearby hospital.

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