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POST TIME: 11 February, 2019 06:06:55 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 11 February, 2019 06:07:20 PM
Road crash kills schoolgirl in Khulna
Independent Online Desk

Road crash kills schoolgirl in Khulna

An eighth grader was killed and 20 others were injured when a picnic bus overturned at Chuknagar in Dumuria Upazila on Monday, reports UNB.

Police said Meghla was a student at Shyamnagar Girls’ High School in Jashore Sadar Upazila.

The accident took place on the Khulna-Satkhira Highway around 11:30am.

“She was killed on the spot after a bus, carrying 60 students, teachers and staffs of the school skidded off the road and overturned while heading to ‘Shat Gambuj’ mosque,” said Aminul Islam Biplab, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station.

At least 20 others, injured in the accident, were taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital.

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