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.
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.