MUNSHIGANJ: At least three people were killed and many others were injured when a speedy passenger bus plunged into a roadside pond at Sirajdikhan upazila in Munshiganj on Wednesday (October 11).
The incident took place at about 3:00 pm at Doniapara area under Roshunia union of Sirajdikhan upazila.
The deceased were identified as Geeta Paul, 60, Salma Begum, 47, and bus driver Swapan, 35.
A Tongibari-bound bus of ‘SS Paribahan’ from Dhaka was overtaking another vehicle at the spot and plunged into a roadside pond after the driver lost control.
On information, police rescued several injured passengers. Three of the injured died on the way to hospital. Several other passengers are also in serious condition.
Assistant superintendent of police (ASP) of Tongibari and Sirajdikhan circle Kazi Lima confirmed the matter to the Banglanews.
BDST: 1730 HRS, OCT 11, 2017