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At least nine people, including one Sub-Inspector (SI), three children and five women, were killed and around 32 injured in separate road crashes across the country.
In Joypurhat eight people including three children were killed and around 32 injured as a bus fell into a roadside ditch in Sadar Upazila of Joypurhat yesterday.
Among the deceased, five were women while the remaining four were children, Muminul Haque, Officer-in-Charge (Investigation) of Joypurhat Sadar Police Station told the media.
The bus fell into the ditch in Baniapara area on Bogura-Joypurhat highway as its driver lost control over steering around 1:45pm, leaving the eight people dead on the spot, said Masud Rana, a fire fighter who was engaged in carrying out rescue operation at the spot.
On information, a team of Fire Service and Civil Defence went to the spot and started working to recover the bodies and rescue the injured people.
The bus was heading towards Bogura from Joypurhat the Firefighter said.
Rescued 32 injured passengers were sent to Joypurhat, Zilla Hospital.  The hospital's Emergency Department's on-duty doctor Nurunnabi said, "Twenty-two patients from that accident are being treated in the hospital. Three of the critically-injured have been shifted to Bogura."
The passengers were mostly from Gaibandha district.
In Narayanganj, a police officer was killed after a lorry ran over him on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Bandar Upazila of Narayanganj on Friday.
Deceased Farid Ahmed, 38, hailing from Habiganj, was a Sub-Inspector of Kanchpur Highway Police Station.
Rafiqul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Bandar Police Station, said a Dhaka-bound lorry hit Farid in Malibag area around 6:00am while he was on traffic duty.
He died on the spot. Police recovered the body of the police officer and sent it to Narayanganj General Hospital morgue.
The vehicle has been seized, but the driver managed to flee.

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