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8 killed in Faridpur bus plunge

District Correspondent |
Update: 2019-08-24 3:39:56 PM
8 killed in Faridpur bus plunge
Photo shows the battered bus under the bridge

FARIDPUR: Eight persons were killed and at least 20 others injured as a bus fell into a ditch breaking off a bridge railing in Faridpur sadar upazila Saturday (August 24).

The accident occurred in Dhuldi area, around 2pm.
The bus named 'Comfort Highway' lost control and rammed into a bike before hitting the railing.

Faridpur Fire Service and Civil Defence Senior Station Officer Nur Alam said the deceased couldn't be identified immediately.

The number of fatalities may rise, he added.

BDST: 1539 HRS, AUG 24, 2019

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