Four killed, 40 injured as bus falls into ditch in Magura
Four people including two women were killed and minimum 40 others injured when a passenger bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Magura-Jashore highway on Sunday (September 12) afternoon.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
The accident took place around 4:00pm in Ramkantapur under Shalikha upazila in the district.
Shalikha Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Mahbubur Rahman said the ill-fated bus was coming to Magura with passengers on board from Jashore. On its way, the driver lost control over the bus and fell into a ditch at Ramkantapur area, leaving four dead and 40 others injured on the spot.
The OC said fire service personnel recovered four bodies from the bus.
He said the injured were given treatment at a local hospital, while critically injured were sent to Magura Sadar Hospital.