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17 killed as bus falls in to ditch at Madaripur in Bangladesh

17 killed as bus falls in to ditch at Madaripur in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNI) Seventeen people were killed, and 25 others injured when a bus fell into a ditch at Kutubpur area in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur in Bangladesh on Sunday morning.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Police said a Dhaka-bound bus of Emad Paribahan lost control and fell into the ditch after breaking the railing of Bhanga-Dhaka Expressway, leaving 16 of the passengers dead on the spot and 25 others injured. The injured were recovered and sent to different hospitals in Shibchar and Dhaka.
Abu Nayeem Md Mofajjal Haque, Officer-in-charge of Shibchar Highway Police Station, said 17 people were killed and many others injured in the accident. The rescue work is underway.
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