An eighth grader was killed and 20 others were injured when a picnic bus overturned at Chuknagar in Dumuria Upazila in Khulna on Monday.
Police said Meghla was a student at Shyamnagar Girls’ High School in Jashore Sadar Upazila.
The accident took place on the Khulna-Satkhira Highway around 11:30am.
“She was killed on the spot after a bus, carrying 60 students, teachers and staffs of the school skidded off the road and overturned while heading to ‘Shat Gambuj’ mosque,” said Aminul Islam Biplab, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station.
At least 20 others, injured in the accident, were taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital.