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8 people killed, 32 injured as bus plunges into ditch in Joypurhat

Nayadiganta English Desk

12 April 2019,Friday, 15:44



At least eight people, including three children, were killed and around 32 others injured as a bus plunged into a ditch on Bogura-Jashore road at Baniapara in Sadar upazila of Joypurhat district on Friday.

The deceased could not be identified immediately.

Sadar thana officer-in-charge Mominul Islam said the accident took place around 1:30 pm when a bus fell into a roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving eight people dead on the spot.

A team of fire service recovered the bodies and rescued the injured people.

Among the injured, 24 people were rushed to Adhunik District Hospital.

 

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