7 killed as bus plunges into ditch while overtaking

At least seven people were killed and 25 others injured as a bus carrying about 40 passengers turned turtle into a roadside ditch in Ghatail of Tangail on Tuesday night.


Tangail police superintendent Md Mahbub Alam said that a Dhanbari-bound passenger bus of Binimoy Transport skidded off the road and fell into the ditch around 10:30pm when it reached Ghatail’s Goongram area.

The bus plunged into the ditch when it was trying to overtake another one, leaving the seven people dead on the spot, he added.

However, the details of the incident and deceased could not be known immediately.

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