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.