9 killed as Rohingya relief truck crashes

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Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 10 others injured as a Red Crescent truck carrying relief materials for Rohingyas veered off a road in Bangladesh on Thursday, an official said.

The accident took place in Bandarban district, 316 km southeast of Dhaka. The truck went off the road and ended up in a ditch as the driver lost control of the steering, a Bangladesh Red Crescent Society official was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency.

The victims were mostly labourers.

–IANS

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