Bus plunges into Sirajganj ditch leaving two dead, 23 injured

Published: June 22, 2018 14:33:00 | Updated: June 23, 2018 13:12:03


Two people were killed and 23 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Bhuiyanganti Bazar area in Raiganj upazila of Sirajganj on Friday morning.

The deceased were identified as Jahir Uddin, 35, son of Nazim Uddin, and Abu Bakar Siddiq, 34, son of Abbas Ali, resident of Saidpur village in Thakurgaon district.

Abdul Kader Zilani, officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway Police Station, said that the Dhaka-bound 'Mirpur Paribahan' bus from Thakurgaon fell into the ditch around 10:30 am after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving 25 people injured.

Later, the injured were rushed to Raiganj Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared the duo dead, reports UNB.

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