Bus falls into pond in Noakhali

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

A bus plunged into a pond with over 50 passengers on board on Friday evening at Kalugazir Pukur area in Subarna Char upazila of Noakhali, reports UNB.

Sayedur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Char Jabbar police station, said the incident took place around 7:00pm.

Quoting locals, he said the Subarno Paribahan bus from Hatiya upazila was going to Subarna Char upazila carrying a bridegroom's party.

District fire service and civil defense assistant director Humayun Kabir said two units of fire service from Maijdi fire station and Subarna Char went to the spot.

The rescue operation is underway.


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