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30 missing as bus plunges into Bangladesh river

A Bangladeshi rescue worker inspects a bus that fell off the road into a pond in Dhaka on July 17, 2011. About 30 people were feared drowned after an overcrowded bus plunged into a deep river in southern Bangladesh Wednesday, police said.About 30 people were feared drowned after an overcrowded bus plunged into a deep river in southern Bangladesh Wednesday, police said. The accident occurred as the bus was about to be driven onto a river ferry in the district of Barisal, local police chief Nurul Islam told AFP. "We've found eight people who managed to swim to the bank from the submerged bus.