Seven persons have been killed and at least 25 injured after a Cox’s Bazar-bound picnic bus from Pallabi, Dhaka veered out of control in Feni.
The incident took place at the Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Lemua at 7 am on Thursday (Aug 15), said Feni Mohipal Highway OC Md Shahjahan Khan.
On information, police and fire service personnel rushed to the spot and sent them to Feni Modern Sadar Hospital.
Police say two deceased have been identified, one as 40-year-old Sujon Mia of Bikrampur and, Shahadat from Chagalnaiya, Feni.
The deceased couldn't be identified immediately and their bodies are kept in the hospital morgue, said resident medical officer of Feni Modern Sadar Hospital, Mohammad Abu Taher.
Ten critically injured passengers were transferred to Dhaka for better treatment.