| 24 Aug 2019, 00:00 | Update : 24 Aug 2019, 17:10
Six passengers were killed as a bus skidded off a bridge and fell into a roadside ditch in Faridpur sadar upazila. 20 more people were also injured in the accident.
The accident took place at Dhuldi rail gate area on Dhaka-Khulna highway at around 2 pm on Saturday. Identities of the deceased and injured could not be known immediately.
Senior Station Officer of Faridpur Fire Service Nur Alam Dulal said, a Gopalganj bound passenger laden bus of Comfort Line Paribahan from Dhaka skidded off the Dhuldi bridge and fell into a nearby ditch. Six passengers including two women died in the accident. Another 20 passengers of the bus were also injured in the accident.