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02:53 PM, November 28, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:55 PM, November 28, 2020

4 killed as bus plunges into ditch in Gopalganj

Four people were killed and at least 20 injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Tungipara upazila of Gopalganj this morning.

Three of the injured were identified as Sanjit Dhar (40) of Batikamari village in Moksedpur upazila, Krishna Kirtonia (32) of Jag Dumiria village and Akamuddin Mollah (50) of Nilfa village in Tungipara, reports our Faridpur correspondent.

A Dhaka-bound bus of Dola Paribahan from Pirojpur fell into the ditch while letting another vehicle pass at Khaleker Bazar on Gopalganj-Pirojpur road around 11:00am, Officer-in-charge of Gopalganj Sadar Police Station Monirul Islam said.

Three passengers died on the spot while at least 21 were injured in the accident, the OC said. 

The injured were taken to a 25-bed general hospital. Later, one of them succumbed to injuries, police said.

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