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2 killed, 20 injured in Noakhali bus accident

  • Published at 10:04 am January 17th, 2019
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Some of the injured are in critical condition

Two people have been killed and 20 injured in a road accident in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali district.  

A passenger bus plunged into a roadside ditch on the Noakhali-Feni highway around 10pm on Wednesday.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been ascertained till the filing of this report. 

Locals said the bus set out from Sonapur to Feni on Wednesday night. The bus drove into a ditch when the driver lost his control over the steering. 

They said two of the individuals died on spot. Later, Chowmuhani highway police and Chowmuhani fire service members rescued the injured and sent them to different local hospitals.

Begumganj police station Officer-in-Charge Firoz Alam said: “We have recovered the bodies from the site of the accident. A few of the injured are in critical condition.”