Woman and child killed as bus falls into ditch

12 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BARGUNA: A woman and a child were killed, and 12 people were injured, in a road accident here Thursday that saw a bus fall into a ditch, reports UNB.

An eyewitness said the accident occurred when a bus on its way to Betagi from Barguna fell into a ditch while maneuvering past an autorickshaw going in the opposite direction, in the Sonarbangla area of the Barguna-Betagi regional highway around 11.30 in the morning.

Md Qamruzzaman Mia, OC of Betagi police station, informed that the body of woman and the child were recovered from the bus after it went under water. It has not been possible however to identify them yet.

The 12 injured have been sent to Barguna General Hospital.