Report: Dozens die in Bangladesh bus fire

January 6, 2007 11:44

A speeding bus packed with passengers veered off the road and caught fire in eastern Bangladesh on Saturday, leaving dozens dead and several injured, a local television station reported. The accident occurred in the Comilla district, 88 kilometers (55 miles) east of the capital, Dhaka, as the bus tried to overtake another bus, Channel I television station reported. Officials could not be immediately reached for comment.

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