Bus plunges into ditch, many casualties feared

Sun Online Desk

13th April, 2019 01:10:30 printer

Bus plunges into ditch, many casualties feared

A bus carrying marriage party, plunged into a roadside pond after driver of the bus had lost control on steering in Pirgachha in Rangpur on Friday night.


A team of Rangpur Fire Service and Civil Defence are working to rescue victims of the ill-fated bus.


The accident happened around 9:30pm at Mandolpara village under Paotana area of Pirgachha upazila, confirmed Rezaul Karim, Officer in Charge of Pirgachha police station.


Yunus Ali, deputy director of Rangpur fire service, told that the marriage-bus turned turtle in to a roadside pond. Fire service team rushed to the spot and started rescue operation on the spot soon after being informed.


Divers of fire service are rescuing victims from the pond and some injured already been admitted to the nearest hospitals, he added.