|Published : 19 Mar 2017, 09:16:16 | Updated : 19 Mar 2017, 09:37:30|
Five dead, 16 injured after bus plunges into ditch in Gaibandha
Five people, including a child, were killed and 16 injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Jumarghar on Dhaka-Rangpur Highway in Gobindaganj upazila under Gaibandha early Sunday, reports UNB.
Officer-in-charge of Gobindhaganj Highway Police Station Abul Bashar said a Dhaka-bound bus of 'Shakil Paribahan' skidded off the road and fell into the ditch while overtaking a truck around 3:00am, leaving four passengers dead on the spot and 17 others injured.
The injured were sent to Gobindaganj Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared one of them dead, said the OC, adding the deceased are yet to be identified.