3 killed as bus falls into ditch in Manikganj | The Daily Star
04:50 PM, October 22, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:53 PM, October 22, 2020

3 killed as bus falls into ditch in Manikganj

At least three people were killed and 20 others injured as a Dhaka-bound bus fell into a roadside ditch in Manikganj's Singair upazila this afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Ridoy Hossain (28), the bus driver; Anwara Begum (65), a passenger and pedestrian Nikhil Sarkar (25).

Officer-In-Charge (Investigation) of Singair Police Station Abul Kalam said the driver of the Dhaka-bound Shuktara Paribahan bus lost control when he tried to avoid hitting the pedestrian and the vehicle fell into a ditch in Rishipara, leaving three people dead on the spot and 20 passengers injured.

The injured were sent to different hospitals and the bodies were kept at Manikganj District Hospital morgue for autopsy, the official said.

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