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Two killed in Gopalganj bus plunge

05 Feb 2019, 13:27

NTV Online

Gopalganj: A bank official and a woman were killed and 20 others injured after a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in the Sadar Upazila on Tuesday morning.

The deceased are Nurul Islam, 40, son of late Abdul Mazed Mollah, resident of Sultanshahi village. He was the senior officer (cash) of BASIC Bank. The other victim is Momena Begum, 25, daughter of Shahid Mollah, and a resident of Purbapara village in Kotalipara upazila, reports the UNB.

Police said the accident took place around 9:30am on the Gopalganj-Kotalipara road in Khanarpara.

‘The bus fell into a roadside ditch, killing two persons on the spot,’ said Sirajul Islam, sub-inspector of Sadar Police Station.

The injured were admitted to Gopalganj General Hospital.