1 killed, 30 injured as a bus carrying bridal party meet road accident

A woman was killed and 30 others were injured as a bus carrying a bridal party fell into a roadside ditch near Boktaboli Lalmia Char in Fatulla upazila of Narayanganj on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Benuja Begum, 50, wife of Abdur Rahman Sikder and paternal aunt of the bridegroom.

Abdullah, Officer-in-Charge of Tongibari thana, said 50 residents of Betka of Tongibari upazila by a bus were going to Mirganj in Fatulla to attend a post-marriage ceremony there.

The bus fell into the ditch at a place one and half km off the house of the bride as its driver lost control over the steering in the afternoon.

The bus could not be rescued till 8pm on Sunday.

The injured were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and Munshiganj.

Marriage of Regan Sikder of Betka and Fatema Rahman of Fatulla was held on Saturday.

The tragic accident took place as a group of 50 people was going to the house of the bride to attend a post-marriage ceremony there and for bringing her to the house of her new husband.

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