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6 killed as bus falls into ditch in Gaibandha

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Publish on: 2017-03-19 8:32:47 AM     ||     Updated: 2017-03-20 12:01:36 PM

Gaibandha Correspondent: Six people including a child and a woman were killed and 10 others injured as a bus fell into a ditch in Gobindaganj upazila of the district early Sunday.

One of the deceased was identified as Abdul Wahab Mia from Nilphamari and others could not be known immediately.

Gobindaganj Highway Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abul Bashar said a bus of Shakil Paribahan was heading towards Sayedpur after leaving Dhaka. The bus fell into a roadside ditch after it clashed with a truck coming from the opposite direction, leaving the six people dead and 10 others injured.

Three of the injured were admitted to Gobindaganj Upazila Health Complex and four to Bogra's Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital (SZMCH), the OC said.

The dead bodies were taken to the Gobindaganj Police Station, the OC added.

Gobindaganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Abdul Hannan said Tk10,000 will be given to the families of those killed in the road accident and TK5,000 to the injured each as financial help.

risingbd/GAIBANDHA/Mar 19, 2017/Momenur Rashid Sagor/Amirul