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13 injured as bus falls into pond in Noakhali

  • Published at 08:50 pm November 8th, 2019
Acc-Road Accident

The bus was carrying a wedding party of 40 people

At least 13 people were injured after a bus carrying 40 passengers plunged into a pond at Kalugazir Pukur area in Subarna Char upazila of Noakhali. 

Char Jabbar police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shahed Uddin said the accident took place around 7pm on Friday. 

The injured were rescued and admitted to Noakhali General Hospital, and another local hospital, he said. 

According to witnesses, the bus carrying a wedding party lost control and plunged into a pond near Khasherhat road in Subarnachar upazila.

The trapped passengers were rescued by members of Rover Scout from Saikat Government College and Subarnachar Fire Service, OC Shahed said.