2 killed in Gopalganj bus crash
23 February 2015, nirapad News: Two people were killed and 45 others injured when a bus carrying Muslim devotees plunged into a roadside ditch at Kajulia in sadar upazila on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Mostafa Sheikh, 45 and Ansar Ali, 55 hailing from Batiaghata upazlia of Khulna district.
Jakir Hossain Mollah, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said the accident took place in the area around 11:45 pm when the bus plunged into a roadside ditch after one of its wheels got punctured, leaving two peopled dead on the spot and 45 others injured.
Among the injured, five people were admitted to Gopalganj hospital while the others were given first aid.
The accident occurred when the Muslim devotees were going to attend a Urus Sharif of Chormonai Peer in Barisal with a convoy of four vehicles from Boithaghata thana in Khulna district.