24 Nov 2023, 19:24
Update : 24 Nov 2023, 19:34

Bus catches fire at Bangabandhu Expressway toll plaza, 3 injured 

MUNSHIGANJ, Nov 24, 2023 (BSS) - A bus caught fire due to a mechanical fault 
at the Dhaleswari Setu toll plaza on the Bangabandhu Expressway in 

Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 12:15pm this afternoon. The 
bus named Islampur Paribahan was going from Dhaka to Kuakata in Patuakhali. 

"Three people were burned in the incident. One of them has been sent to the 
Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn And Plastic Surgery Unit in Dhaka 
for better treatment," said Badal Rahman, in charge of the Sirajdikhan Fire 

He said that they brought the fire under control within 20 minutes of 
arriving at the scene.

Regarding the incident, Nahin Reza, the executive engineer of Munshiganj 
Roads and Highways, said the bus caught fire due to a mechanical fault, and 
three people were burned.