Update March 9, 2015

Dhaka 6-31 am, 03-June, 2020

Minor boy dies as bus plunges into river

Sumel Sarker

Chandpur District Map

Chandpur District Map

09 March 2015, Nirapad News: A 12-year-old boy has died and at least 40 have been injured as a bus plunged into a river at Karpara on -Tekerhat road under sadar upazila.

The deceased is Ibrahim Khalashi, son of late Seken Khalashi, of Bamondanga village of the district.

Of the injured, 23 were admitted to Gopalganj 250-Bed General Hospital.

A divers’ team of Gopalganj Fire Service were conducting rescue operation.

Boultali outpost SI Abu Nayem said the bus plunged into Madhumati River after its driver lost control over the steering around 12 noon.

He said most of the passengers managed to swim ashore.

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