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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. 


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