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Fri, Jan 24, 2020 1:01

3 killed as bus hits tree in Habiganj

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Three people were killed on Friday as a bus lost its control and hit a tree in Bahubal of Habiganj district. 25 people were injured in the incident.

Three people were killed on Friday as a bus lost its control and hit a tree in Bahubal of Habiganj district. 25 people were injured in the incident.

The accident took place on Dhaka-Sylhet Old Highway at Kamaichara area of ​​the upazila in the morning.

Among the deceased one was identified as Abu Sayeed, a bus helper and passenger Kamala Begum. The identity of the rest was not known.

A bus from Srimangal departed for Habiganj. On reaching Kamaichara, the bus lost control and hit a roadside tree. Three passengers, including a helper, were killed on the spot, said Md Karuzzaman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bahubal Police Station.

He said the bodies were recovered and sent to Sadar Hospital morgue. The injured were admitted to the Upazila Health Complex.