Dhaka: According to the information given by the police, minimum of 10 people lost their lives while several others injured as a truck veered off a road in the Mymensingh district in Bangladesh.
As per the media information, victims died on the spot while there were four others who got injured.
Eye witness gave information that the cement-laden truck fell in a ditch and the accident occurred at about 4 a.m.
Among the people who lost their life or were left injured, mostly were day labourers. The cause
of the accident was not clear.
Bangladesh has soaring casualty rates for road accidents chiefly due to shoddy highways, inadequately maintained vehicles and infringement of traffic rules by drivers.