13 dead as truck overturns in Gaibandha
Thirteen people, including three children, were killed as a rod-laden truck overturned by the road in Palashbari upazila of Gaibandha district on Thursday. The deceased could not be identified yet.
The officer-in-charge of Palashbari Police Station said the Ranpur-bound truck from Gazipur skilled off the road and turned turtle by the road after being caught heavy wind caused by cyclone ‘Amphan’.
None of the people could come out as they were buried under rods, he said. On information, members of Fire Service and police rushed in and retrieved the bodies, the OC said.