Bus plunges into ditch (Lead)

July 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Dhaka, July 17 (IANS) About 30 people were reported missing Sunday after a bus plunged into a ditch near the Bangladesh capital, the Daily Star reported.

The bus was carrying about 30 people when it fell into a water-filled ditch at Dakshin Khan, 16 km from Dhaka.

The bus was going to the airport from Kanchpur. Firefighters extricated the bus but did not find anyone — alive or dead. A rescue operation was launched to trace the passengers.

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