17 killed, 30 injured in Bangladesh bus accident

Updated: Mar 19 2023 12:13PM

Dhaka, Mar 19 (PTI) At least 17 people were killed and 30 injured when a speeding bus veered off the road and fell into a ditch in Bangladesh on Sunday, according to media reports.

The Dhaka-bound bus operated by Emad Paribahan veered out of control on an expressway in Madaripur around 7.30 am, the police said.

The death toll is expected to climb as many of the injured were in critical condition, the police said.