Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – At least three people were killed and 17 wounded when a bus fell into a roadside ditch in the country’s northern Bogra district Sunday night, police said.

The accident occurred around 10:30am (local time) when a Dhaka-bound bus from Joypurhat turned upside down on the highway and topple over a side way trench while overtaking another bus in Chandihara area of the upazila, leaving the three dead on the spot, a local police official reportedly said.

BBN/SSR/AD-07Nov11-1:13 pm (BST)