One dies as bus overturns in Rajshahi

Published: August 27, 2018 10:41:46 | Updated: August 28, 2018 10:57:10


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A man was killed and 20 people were injured as a bus overturned on a road at Belpukur in Puthia upazila early Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Aminul Islam, 30, reports a news agency.

Senior Station officer Farhad Hossain Rupa of Rajshahi Sadar Fire Service and Civil Defence said that the Dhaka-bound 'Rupa Enterprise' bus from Chapainawabganj overturned on the road in front of Belpukur BGB checkpost around 12:45am, leaving 21 passengers injured.

The injured were rushed to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared Aminul dead, said Mostafizur Rahman, sub-inspector of Shibpur Highway Police outpost.

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