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Bus plunges into roadside ditch, 20 wounded


A passenger bus turned turtle and subsequently plunged into roadside ditch injuring 20 passengers in front of Fakirtari union Council on Burimari Highway in Lalmonirhat yesterday, police and witnesses said.Inspector Ibrahim Mia, In-charge of Hatibandha Highway Police Camp, confirmed the incident saying, “A Lalmonirhat-bound passenger bus from Patgram Bus Stand turned upside down and plunged into a ditch at about 11 am, leaving 20 people injured.”The injured include: Faruk, 35, his wife and son, Samiron, 30, Anjum Ara, 32, Bappi, 28, Mitu, 22, Shirin, 17, and Hamida, 17, hospital sources said.Some of them received first aid while others have been sent to Patgarm and Hatibandha Health Complexes, police said. -BSS, Lalmonirhat


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