Islampur, 02nd October: A private bus coming from Kolkata to Siliguri on National Highway 31 under the Dhantala area under Islampur police station fell into a pit. There were 50 passengers on the bus at the time of the incident, out of which 30 passengers were seriously injured. The condition of five of the injured is said to be very critical.
On receiving the news of the incident, the police and fire personnel reached the spot and with the help of the local people, the passengers were admitted to Islampur Mahakama Hospital. It is reported that the speed of the bus was high, due to which the bus overturned.