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2 killed as bus falls into Shariatpur ditch

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Two people were killed and at least 25 people were injured on Tuesday at 9:00 am as a bus lost its control and fell into a ditch at the Khejurtola area on Damudya-Shariatpur road in Damudya Upazila of Shariatpur.  

Two people were killed and at least 25 people were injured on Tuesday at 9:00 am as a bus lost its control and fell into a ditch at the Khejurtola area on Damudya-Shariatpur road in Damudya Upazila of Shariatpur.  

The deceased were — Md Kamruzzaman, son of Nuruzzaman of Sidya village of the upazila and Zulhas Molla, son of Khalek Molla of Kulkuri area of Damudya municipality.

Quoted as witnesses, Additional SP (Gosairhat Circle) Muhaiminul Islam said a bus from Damudya to Shariatpur was going to the Majhirghat area. During this, the bus lost control at the Khejurtola area and fell into a ditch on the north side of the road. Two passengers were killed on the spot. At least 25 women and men were injured.

The injured were rushed to Damudya Hospital and Shariatpur Sadar Hospital with the help of fire service, Damudya police station and local people.