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One killed, 20 injured as bus plunges into ditch in Tangail

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  • 22 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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One killed, 20 injured as bus plunges into ditch in Tangail

TANGAIL: A man was killed and 20 others were injured when a bus fell into a ditch at Kalihati upazila in the district on Tuesday morning.

Deceased Syed Ali Khan, 60, was a resident of Kochpur village under Porsha upazila in Naogaon.

The deceased’s nephew and injured passenger Aminul Islam said the bus driver was driving recklessly and they asked him not to do so. But, he did not listen to them.

At one point, the driver lost control and the bus plunged into the roadside ditch in Jadurpara area on Bhuapur-Tangail highway, leaving Syed Ali dead on the spot and 20 passengers injured.

Being informed, firefighting personnel rushed to the spot, rescued the injured and sent them to a nearby hospital. Md Alauddin, deputy director of Tangail Fire Service and Civil Defence Station, confirmed the matter.