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2 killed, 10 hurt as bus falls into ditch in Chirirbandar

Accidents 2022-02-12, 2:49pm


Bus falls into ditch in Chirirbandar, Dinajpur killing 2 and injuring 10 others on Feb 12 2022. UNB

Dinajpur, Feb 12 -- Two persons were killed and 10 others injured when a bus fell into a roadside ditch in Chirirbandar upazila of Bangladesh's northern district of Dinajpur early on Saturday. 

The deceased were identified as Halima Khatun, 45, wife of Majibur Rahman, and Abdul Jalil, 50, son of Azim Uddin of Sadar upazila. 

Police said the accident occurred around 5am when the bus belonging to ‘Hanif Paribahan’ rammed a girder of Mohonpur Bridge and plunged into the ditch while giving way to a truck. 

"While two persons died on the spot in the impact of the accident, at least 10 others sustained injuries," said a sub-inspector at Chirirbandar Police Station, Abdul Quader. 

The injured were rushed to M Abdur Rahim Medical College and Hospital. - UNB