At least six people were killed and 10 others injured as a bus fell into a ditch at Foltita area of Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat this morning. Two of the deceased were identified as Hekmat and Farhad.
The accident took place around 9 am when the Mollarhat-bound bus from Rupsha crashed into the roadside tree after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving six people dead, said Robiul Islam, officer-in-charge of Bagerhat highway police.
The injured were taken to Fakirhat upazila health complex and Khulna Medical College and Hospital, UNB reports.
Among the injured, one died at the health complex, added the OC.
The identities of others deceased could not be ascertained yet.