Rangpur, Bangladesh (BBN)-At least 13 people died and 30 others were injured when two buses collided head-on in Rangpur, a northern district of Bangladesh Wednesday morning.
The accident took place around 10:30am when two buses collided in in Teromile of Taraganj upazila.
All the injured were rushed to hospitals and nearby clinics, police officer Abdul Latif Miah told Xinhua news agency, adding that the accident was most likely caused by a tyre puncture in one of the buses which led to its driver losing control.
The bodies taken to the hospital morgue for autopsy.
The toll was likely to go up as several among the injured were stated to be in critical condition, police said.
However, the identities of the victims could not be ascertained immediately.