5 killed in Khulna bus plunge


Khulna, June 21: Five people were killed and 14 others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Khulna-Satkhira road at Bortia in Dumuria upazila on Thursday.The identities of the deceased could not be known yet, UNB reports.

Habil Hossain, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station, said the Khulna-bound bus from Paikgaccha upazila fell into a roadside ditch when its driver lost control over the steering around 12:45 pm, leaving five people dead on the spot and 14 others injured.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Khulna Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.

The injured were taken to a local hospital.