A schoolgirl was killed and 25 others were injured in a road accident in Dumuria upazila of Khulna on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Meghna, an 8th-grade student of Shyamnagar Girls High School in Jashore’s sadar upazila.
A bus of picnickers crashed into a roadside ditch on the Khulna-Satkhira highway in Chuknagar, around 11:15am.
According to eyewitnesses, the bus was crossing a culvert when one of its front tires struck a crack, causing the driver to lose control and crash the bus into a roadside ditch.
The bus was transporting around 60 female students from Shyamnagar Girls High School of Jashore Sadar Upazila.