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Three killed, 20 injured as bus plunges into ditch

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-01-10 4:55:59 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-01-10 9:55:43 PM

Kushtia Correspondent: Three people were killed and 20 others were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch and turned turtle at Laheniparha on Kushtia-Rajbari highway of the district's Kumarkhali upazila on Wednesday noon.

Of the deceased, bus driver Noyon was identified as son of Mizanur Rahman of Jagannathpur under the district's Kumarkhali upzila. Other two deceased could not be ascertained immediately.

Of the injured, Sujon, 30, Mojibur Rahman, 45, Rana Ahmed, 30, Sathi Khatun, 18, Suruj Ali, 30, Jamsed, 45, Chad Ali, 50, and Mostafar, 40 were known immediately.

Abdul Khaleque, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kumarkhali Police Station, confirmed the news.

He said driver Noyon succumbed on way to Kushtia General Hospital. Two more bodies were also found in the bus.


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