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One killed, 25 injured as bus falls into ditch at Banasree

DHAKA, May 22, 2018 (BSS) - A passenger bus plunged into a ditch killing at least one person and injuring 25 others at Banasree area on Rampura-Demra road in the capital this morning.

The accident occurred at about 9.30 am when the driver lost control over steering of the bus at Shekherjaiga in Banosree area, Sub Inspector Jewel Miah of Khilgaon Police Station told BSS.

The bus of Swadhin Paribahan was heading towards Staff Quarter of Demra to Rampura Bridges, he added.

At least one person was killed and 25 others were injured in the accident, he also said, adding that the bus was pulled out from the ditch and a body was found in the bus.

The injured was rushed to different local clinics for treatment while identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Filing of a case to this end is underway.