Child, woman die in Barguna road accident

United News of Bangladesh. Barguna | Published: 11:05, Oct 11,2019


A child and a woman were killed and 12 people were injured in Barguna when a bus fell into a roadside ditch on Thursday.

An eyewitness said the accident occurred when the bus on its way to Betagi from Barguna fell into the ditch while manoeuvring past an autorickshaw going in the opposite direction in Sonarbangla area of the Barguna-Betagi regional highway around 11:30am.

Md Qamruzzaman Mia, officer-in-charge of Betagi police station, said that the body of the woman and the child were recovered from the bus after it went under water.

The deceased were yet to be identified, said the OC adding the 12 injured had been sent to Barguna General Hospital.

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