BARISAL : At least 40 people were injured while a passenger bus plunged into a roadside canal on Barisal-Dhaka highway in Gournadi upazila on Friday morning.
Of the injured, six were admitted to Barisal Medical College Hospital and the rest were given primary treatment in local heath complexes including Gournadi Hospital.
Officer-in-Charge of Gournadi Thana Abul Kalam told banglanews, a Dhaka-bound bus of Sugandha Paribahan along with 54 passengers from Barguna plunged into a roadside canal near Batajore area of he upazila breaking a bridge railing while its driver lost control over steering around 11:30am, leaving at least 40 passengers including the driver injured critically.
Police is trying to recover the bus, he added.
BDST: 1936 HRS, JUN 22, 2012
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