At least 25 Chittagong University (CU) students were injured after a bus carrying them fell into a roadside ditch at Maniapukur in Hathazari upazila on Thursday morning. The accident took place at Chairman Ghata of the area around 9:30am.
The bus carrying CU students fell into the ditch while giving space to another bus coming from the opposite direction.
Twenty-five students were injured, said Masud Alam, officer-in-charge of Hathazari Police Station. Of them, 12 were sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital.
The students were heading towards the university from Fatikchhari, said CU Proctor SM Manirul Hasan. CU Vice- chancellor Dr Shrin Akhter rushed to Chattogram from Dhaka and visited the injured students at the hospital.
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