Natore: Twelve people, out of 33, who were killed in a fatal road crash in Baraigram upazila on Monday after-noon, were buried at Sidhuli village in Gurudaspur upazila on Tuesday morning.
The 12 deceased, including six siblings, who hailed from the same village, were buried at local central gra-veyard after their namaz-e-janaza at Sidhuli Government Primary School ground around 10:05am.
At least 33 people, including 14 from Sidhuli village alone, were killed and over 24 others injured in the coun-try’s one of the deadliest-ever road crashes at Razzak intersection on the Bonpara-Hatikumrul highway in Ba-raigram upazila on Monday afternoon.
The victim’s relatives of the village recognized the 12 bodies on the spot while two others -- Bahadur and Azad -- were kept at Natore Sadar Hospital.
Of the bodies, 30 were handed over to their families at Bonpara highway police camp, said deputy commissioner of the district Mashiur Rahman.
A three-member probe panel, headed by additional district magistrate Mohammad Ali of Natore, has been formed to look into the fatal accident.
Its two other members are assistant police super of Natore (Circle) and the assistant director of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA).
12 road crash victims of a village buried