At least 20 people were injured when two passenger buses collided head-on Monday afternoon on Dhaka-Mawa highway at Srinagar in Munshiganj.
The accident happened at about 4.30pm at Umpara area under Srinagar upazila.
Police said a Mawa-bound bus belonging to ‘Procheshta Paribahan’ from Dhaka plunged on a roadside ditch when it collided head-on with another bus belonging to ‘Ilish Paribahan’ coming from the opposite direction.
At least 20 passengers of both the buses received serious injuries. Among the injured, Jalal Uddin, 38, Arjuda, 50, Sumaya, 10, Delwar, 32, Hayatunnesa, 55, Zahirul, 35, Shahin, 21, Bullet, 26, Mazeda, 39, Sohel, 22, Atahar, 29 and Salam were admitted to local Srinagar Upazila Hospital.