Mymensingh 18 August: Eight members of a family, including five women and a child, were killed as a microbus plunged into a roadside pond in Phulpur upazila of Mymensingh on Tuesday morning.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Besides, six people were injured in the accident that took place around 7:00 am.
Imarat Hossain, OC (officer-in-charge) of Phulpur police station confirmed the matter.
He said the Sherpur-bound microbus from Mymensingh fell into a roadside pond at Basati area when the driver lost control of the wheel.
Members of Fire Service and Civil Defence with the help of locals recovered the eight bodies and rescued six others from the spot, the OC added.