5 killed as bus plunges into ditch in Chittagong


At least five people were killed and 15 others injured as a passenger bus fell into a road-side ditch after loosing control over its steering in Mirsharai upazila of the district on Monday afternoon (May 29).

The identities of the deceased could not be known till filling the report.

Mirsharai Jurarganj police station officer-in-charge (OC) Zahidul Kabir told  that the accident took place around 2:30pm on Baryiarhat-khagrachari road while the bus fell in to a 100 feet ditch leaving five people dead on spot.

The injured were taken to nearest hospital and a team of fire service is working to rescue the bus, the OC added.