Faridpur, Aug. 24 -- At least 11 people were killed and 20 others injured in two road accidents in Sadar and Nagarkanda upazilas in the district on Saturday.

A bus fell off a bridge in Sadar upazila in the afternoon, killing eight people and injuring 20 others.

Three of the deceased were identified as Habibur Rahman, Faruk Hossain and Asma Akhter.

Further details about them and the identities of the other victims are still awaited.

Superintendent of Police of Faridpur Highway Police Mostafizur Rahman said the Gopalganj-bound bus of 'Comfort Line' from Dhaka crashed into the railing of the bridge first at Dhuldi around 2:30pm and plunged into the canal beneath after its driver lost control over the steering while giving passage to a sp...