At least three people were killed and 20 more injured as a bus fell into a ditch beside Manikganj-Hemayetpur regional road in Bokchar area of Singair upazila in Manikganj on Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Hridoy Hossain, 28, driver of the bus, Anwara Begum, 65, a passenger of the bus and Nikhil Sarkar, 25, a pedestrian.Confirming the news, Abul Kalam, inspector (Investigation) of Singair Police Station, said a Dhaka-bound passenger bus fell into roadside ditch in Bokchar area of Singair by losing its control. Three people, including the driver, died on the spot.
The injured were rescued and sent to different hospitals. Process is underway to send the bodies to Manikganj District Hospital morgue for autopsies, the inspector added.