Bus with SSC examinees plunged into roadside ditch in Dhamrai

At least 20 people, including several SSC examinees, were injured when a bus carrying them plunged into a roadside ditch in Dhamrai Upazila in the capital on Tuesday morning.

All the students are of the Bashundhara Model High School. Of them, four were critically injured and were taken to the hospital.

Confirming the news, officer-in-charge of Dhamrai Police Station Dipak Chandra Saha said: “The incident took place around 9 am when a bus carrying 70 people, including 30 SSC examinees, plunged into a roadside ditch, leaving 20 of them injured. The SSC examinees were on their way to Dhamrai Khusra Abbas Ali High School center to attend the examinations.”

After the accident, UNO Samiul Haque visited the spot and the examination was taken later under special arrangements.