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Eight people killed in Joypurhat bus plunge

12 Apr 2019, 15:41 | updated: 12 Apr 2019, 17:51

NTV Online

Joypurhat: At least eight people, including three children, were killed and over 30 others injured as a bus plunged into a ditch on Bogura-Jashore road at Baniapara in Sadar upazila on Friday.

The deceased could not be identified immediately, reports the UNB.

Sadar thana officer-in-charge Mominul Islam said a bus fell into a roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering around 1:30pm, leaving eight people dead on the spot.

A team of fire service recovered the bodies and rescued the injured people.

Among the injured, 24 people were rushed to Adhunik District Hospital.