16 killed in bus ditch in Madaripur

At least 16 people have died after a bus fell into a ditch in Madaripur’s Shivchar.

The incident took place on Padma Setu Expressway in Kutubpur area of ​​Shivchar on Sunday morning.

Police Superintendent of Madaripur. Masud Alam said that the Imad Paribahan bus from Gopalganj to Dhaka lost control and fell into the ditch.

“So far 16 people have been killed. More passengers have been injured. They have been admitted to various hospitals. The toll may rise.”

The identities of the victims were not immediately known.