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24 August, 2019 04:05:27 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 25 August, 2019 08:53:47 AM
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8 killed as bus falls into ditch in Faridpur

Independent Online Desk
8 killed as bus falls into ditch in Faridpur
The crashed vehicle at Dhuldi area of Sadar upazila in Faridpur on Saturday, Aug 24, 2019. Photo: UNB

At least seven people were killed and 20 others injured after a Gopalganj-bound bus plunged into a river in Dhuldi area of Sadar upazila on Saturday.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
 
Police said the accident took place around 2:30pm on Dhaka-Faridpur Highway, reports UNB.

 The bus hit the bridge’s railing before falling into the river, said Kotwali Police Station’s Officer-in-Charge FM Nasim 

The injured were taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital, the OC said.

Locals assisted the fire service and police personnel in their rescue bid. 

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