Dhaka – A passenger bus plunged into a roadside ditch in eastern Feni district on Saturday killing at least seven people and injuring score others, police said.
The accident occurred at Daganbhuiyan sub-district, nearly 130 kilometres south-east of the capital Dhaka, as the speeding bus suddenly veered and fell into the ditch hitting a motorbike, officer Abul Kalam Azad said.
The bus, which was heading towards Chandpur from Chittagong, hit the motorbike and fell in the ditch near Amirgaon killing seven people on the scene, the officer said.
The injured were immediately rushed to nearby health facilities.
Police could not ascertain the reason behind the accident. The ill-fated bus was being towed to the main road.