Gaibandha bus plunge kills 5

19 Mar 2017, 09:50

NTV Online

Gaibandha: Five people, including a child, were killed and 16 injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Jumarghar on the Dhaka-Rangpur Highway in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha early on Sunday.

The Gobindhaganj Highway Police Officer-in-charge Abul Bashar said a Dhaka-bound bus of Shakil Paribahan skidded off the road and fell into the ditch while overtaking a truck around 3:00am, leaving four passengers dead on the spot and 17 others injured.

The injured were sent to Gobindaganj Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared one of them dead, said the OC, adding the deceased are yet to be identified.