Police: Bangladesh accident kills 17, injures 30


DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police say a bus crowded with passengers has collided head on with a truck in northern Bangladesh, killing at least 17 people and injuring 30 others.

Local police chief Anisur Rahman says the accident occurred during early Thursday at Shajahanpur in Bogra district.

Rahman says 11 passengers died instantly, while six others died at a local hospital.

Bogra is 100 miles (176 kilometers) north of the capital, Dhaka.