Schoolgirl killed in Khulna picnic bus crash

11 Feb 2019, 18:05

NTV Online
Photo: UNB

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