40 injured as picnic bus overturns
Published : Saturday, 25 August, 2018 at 5:30 PM Count : 85
At least 40 people were injured in a road accident in Shatia area of Pirganj upazila in Thakurgaon district on Saturday morning.
Pirganj Police Station inspector Chityaranjan Roy confirmed the matter, reports a Bangla news portal.
He said a bus carrying 50-60 picnickers skidded off the road and overturned in a paddy field in the area around 10:00am, leaving 40 people injured.
Police, and Fire Service and Civil Defence personnel recovered the injured and took them to different hospitals, including Pirganj Upazila Health Complex, he added.