4 killed as bus plunges into ditch in Rangpur
Rangpur: Four people were killed and 25 others injured as a bus plunged into a ditch by Dhaka-Rangpur highway in Pirganj upazila on Monday.
The deceased could not be identified yet.
The Rangpur town-bound bus from Dhaka fell into the ditch at Madarpur at about 9:15am after breaking the railing of a bridge as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving two passengers dead on the spot and 27 others injured, UNB quoted Pirganj police officer-in-charge Rezaul Karim as saying.
Of the injured, 15 were taken to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where doctors declared two of them dead.
The bodies were sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy.