At least 15 garment workers were injured when a bus carrying them fell into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj this morning.
Of the victims, three sustained critical injuries, reports our Narayanganj correspondent.
They were undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.
As death rumour spread following the accident, fellow workers of the factory blocked the highway and vandalised several vehicles and an adjacent factory, All Tex Mill, Asaduzzaman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Rupganj Police Station, told The Daily Star.
Law enforcers managed to remove the marauding workers from the highway within 10 minutes of their demonstration, the OC added.
The workers of Antim Knitting and Garments met the accident around 7:00am when driver of the bus lost his control over the steering in Moikuli area, the police official said.