Update March 6, 2015

Dhaka 5-45 pm, 27-May, 2020

1 killed as bus plunged into ditch at Kawla




6 March 2015, Nirapad News: A man was killed and eight others, including three of a family, were injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Kawla under airport thana on Friday.

The injured—Ismail Hossain(35), his wife Joynab Begum(25), their daughter Israt Jahan(5), Lutfar Rahman Shamim(29), Rima Akter(20), Mizanur Rahman(50), Rahatul Bibi(50), and Saidul Islam(13)—were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Of them, the condition of Shamim and Rima is critical, said hospital sources.

Injured Saidul, who is undergoing treatment to DMCH, told the press that a Jatrabari-bound bus of Sasabil Paribahan, coming from Tongi, plunged into roadside ditch near Kowla Bridge as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving one passenger dead and eight others injured.

Airport thana officer-in-charge Shafikul Islam told the press that, a team of police visited the spot. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately

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