2 killed, 25 injured in Chandpur bus accident

Published: 8 February 2021, 5:07 PM

Two elderly women were killed and at least 25 people were injured as a bus fell into a roadside ditch in Shahrasti upazila of Chandpur today.

The bus of Bogdad Paribahan fell into a ditch while passing a bailey bridge at Moutabari area around 11:30am, Abdul Manna, officer-in-charge of Shahrasti Police Station, said quoting locals.

Two elderly women died on the spot and 25 passengers of the bus sustained injuries in the accident, he said.

The deceased were Gita Rani Das (60), and Gita Rani Bhowmik (62), our Cumilla correspondent reports quoting the OC.

The injured passengers were sent to local hospitals for treatment, the OC said.