A bus driver has been killed and at least 20 people sustained injuries when a bus plunged into a ditch beside Khulna- Mawa highway in Kakdanga area of Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat on early Monday.
Officer-in-Charge of Katakhali Highway Police station Azizul Haque said the night coach fell into the ditch after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving the driver Rois Mollah, 40, hailing from Char Gobra village of Gopalganj, dead on the spot.
Twenty passengers received injuries in the crash.
The injured passengers, five in critical condition, were admitted to Fakirhat Upazila health complex and Khulna Medical College and Hospital, according to a UNB report.
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