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4 killed as bus falls into ditch in Gopalganj

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Published: 14:53, 28 November 2020   Update: 15:07, 28 November 2020
4 killed as bus falls into ditch in Gopalganj

At least four people were killed and 19 others injured as a bus fell into a roadside ditch in  Tungipara of Gopalganj on Saturday noon.

The accident took place around 12.00pm in Maleker Bazar area of Gopalganj-Pirojpur highway.

One of the deceased was identified as Akam Uddin, a van driver. The identities of other three deceased could not be known yet.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Tungipara Thana AFM Nasim confirmed the news.

According to witnesses, a Dhaka-bound bus of Dola Paribahan fell into a roadside ditch, leaving four dead on the spot and 19 injured.

About 13 injured passengers of the bus have been admitted to Gopalganj 250-bed General Hospital.

Badal/Mukul


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