At least seven passengers were killed after a bus skidded off Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Chandina upazila of Comilla on Sunday.
All the victims, whose identities could not be known immediately, died on the spot, police said.
The Dhaka-bound bus of Tisha Paribahan skidded off the roadside ditch after the driver lost his control over the steering in Nuritala area around 12noon, Jibon Chandra Hazari, in-charge of Iliotganj highway police outpost, told the Bangla daily Prothom Alo.
Anwarullah Mridha, officer-in-charge of Chandina Police Station, told the daily that rescue operation was going on. Death toll may increase, he added.