Update November 26, 2017

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2 killed in Naogaon bus crash

Mirajul Moin Joy

26 November 2017, Nirapad News: At least two people were killed and 10 others injured as a passenger bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Panchamitala on Naogaon-Rajshahi highway in Manda upazila of Naogaon district Sunday morning.

Police said a Naogaon-bound bus of ‘Tisha Paribahan’ plunged into the ditch while allowing another bus coming from opposite direction to pass around 8:30pm, leaving two passengers dead on the spot and injured 10 others.

On information, police and fire fighters appeared on the spot, rescued the injured and sent them to hospital, said Manda police station officer-in-charge M Anisur Rahman.

The bodies of the deceased — Abdur Rahim, 45, hailing from Chapainawabganj district and an employee of Pubali Bank Limited, and bus helper Ismail Hossain, 48 — were sent to morgue for autopsy.

A case was filed in this connection.

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