2 killed, 35 injured in Bogra road accident

Bogra: At least two people were killed and 35 others injured when a passengers’ fell into a roadside ditch at Shimabari Bogra bazaar under Sherpur upazila on Dhaka-Bogra highway in the district early Monday.

The identities of the victims could not be known immediately.

On information, three units of Sherpur and Raiganj upazila fire service and civil defence rushed to the spot and conduct rescue operation.

Confirming the news, Sherpur thana sub-inspector Putul Mohanta said the accident happened around 1:00 am Monday when a passengers’ bus fell into a roadside ditch as the driver lost control over steering, as the break failed leaving two people killed on the spot and 35 others injured.

The injured were rushed to several local clinics hospitals and Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital.