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Bus with 50 passengers plunges into pond in Noakhali

Published: November 08, 2019 20:49:26 | Updated: November 10, 2019 14:48:45


A bus plunged into a pond with over 50 passengers on board at Kalugazir Pukur of Subarna Char upazila in Noakhali on Friday evening.

Sayedur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Char Jabbar Police Station, said the incident took place around 7:00pm.

Quoting locals, he said the Subarno Paribahan bus from Hatiya upazila was going to Subarna Char Upazila carrying a bridegroom’s party.

District Fire Service and Civil Defense Assistant Director Humayun Kabir said two units of fire service from Maijdi Fire Station and Subarna Char went to the spot.

The rescue operation is underway, reports UNB.

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