15 labourers injured as bus plunges into Rajshahi ditch

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Staff Reporter:

At least 15 labourers were injured in a road accident at Hargram Natunpara in the city early Wednesday.

Police said the accident took place when the bus, carrying the labourers of Aman Jute Mill, plunged into a roadside ditch after the driver lost his control over the steering while lighting a cigarette, leaving all the passengers injured.

On information, a team of divers from Rajshahi Fire Service and Civil Defense appeared on the spot, rescued the injured and sent them to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital, said Farhad Hossain, station officer of the fire service.

However, the driver and the helper of the bus managed to flee.unb

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