8 killed in Joypurhat bus plunge

Published: 12 Apr 2019 | Updated: 12 Apr 2019   

Joypurhat Correspondent

Photo: Samakal

At least eight people were killed and 15 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Joypurhat Sadar upazila on Friday.  

The incident took place on Bogura-Jashore road at Baniapara around 1:00pm.

The deceased are including three children, four women and a man while their identities could not be known immediately.   

Joypurhat  Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge Sirajul Islam said the bus fell into a roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering this noon, leaving eight people dead on the spot.




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