25 hurt in Rajshahi road crash

Published: December 30, 2017 20:50:47 | Updated: December 31, 2017 11:09:00

At least 25 people were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Kadirpur Jamadarni intersection in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi on Saturday afternoon.

Hipzur Alam Munsi, officer-in-charge of Godagari Police Station, said the accident happened as the driver of a passenger bus lost control over the steering after a tyre of the bus got punctured in the area around 5:15 pm, leaving 25 people injured.

Later, local people took the injured to Godagari Hospital.

According to UNB, police rushed to the spot after getting the information and the rescuers were trying to salvage the bus.

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