Picnic bus falls into marsh, kills 3

A picninc bus fells into a marsh in Chanpainawabganjand killsed at least three people and injured 12 others.

According to Sadar Police Station OC Mazharul Islam, the accident occurred at Mohadanga of the municipality on Friday afternoon.

OC Mazharul said at least 20 people from Nayadiarhi village were in the picnic party which were returning from Babu Dyeing area.

“The driver lost control of the bus in Mohadanga around 4:30pm. Three died on the spot when the bus tumbled into the marsh,” he said.

Fire Service and police recovered the bus and sent the injured to the hospital later, he added.

The deceased have been identified as Emdadul Haque, 65, Abdul Karim, 35, and Hashim Uddin, 62, from Nayadiarhi village of Gomostapur Upazila.

The injured were admitted to Chanpainawabganj Sadar Hospital.

Source: Ittefaq

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