Bus falls into ditch, kills three in B’baria

Published: August 29, 2018 16:54:36 | Updated: August 30, 2018 13:23:15


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Three people died and 20 others were injured after a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Brahmanbaria on Wednesday.

The accident took place on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Sarail upazila’s Boishamura area around 1:30 pm, said Md Hossain Sarker, chief of Khatihata Highway Police Station.

The dead are yet to be identified.  

A Sylhet-bound bus operated by Ena Paribahan veered out of control and fell into a ditch, leaving three passengers dead on the spot, Hossain said, bdnews24 reported.  

A fire service team has begun a rescue operation soon after the incident.

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