Bus plunge kills 7, injures 15

FE Online Report | Published: October 01, 2017 12:57:43 | Updated: October 25, 2017 03:14:15


A bus accident has left at least 7 people dead and 15 others injured, some of them critically, in Chandina Upazila in Comilla district.

Police and fireservice men said the accident occurred on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Nooritala at 11:40am on Sunday.

Locals said the driver of the bus lost control over the vehicle and fell in a roadside ditch after skidding, killing 7 people and injuring 15.

Police, locals and firefighters rescued the injured and rushed them todifferent hospitals in Chandina and Comilla.

The bus was lifted out of the ditch around 12:50pm.

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