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Dhaka, Tuesday   26 January 2021

4 killed as bus falls into ditch in Gopalganj

 Gopalganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:00 PM, 28 November 2020   Updated: 05:43 PM, 28 November 2020

4 killed as bus falls into ditch in Gopalganj

4 killed as bus falls into ditch in Gopalganj

At least five people were killed and 19 others injured after a bus crashed into a ditch at Tungipara in Gopalganj today. Among the injured 13 were taken to Gopalganj 250 bed General Hospital.

The accident took place at Malek Bazar area on Gopalganj-Pirojpur highway at Tungipara upazila at around 12 noon. Tungipara Police Station OC AFM Nasim confirmed the news.

According to eyewitnesses and police, a Dhaka-bound bus of Dola Paribahan from Pirojpur lost control and fell into a roadside ditch while trying to avoid collision with an engine-driven van. Four people died on the spot while19 others were injured. Among the dead one was identified as van driver Akam Uddin while the identities of the rest three dead could not be known.

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