Three persons were killed as a covered van rammed a rickshaw van carrying them at Jatrabari in the capital this morning.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
A Dhaka-bound covered van of Sundarban Courier Service hit a rickshaw van from behind near Fatema Petrol Pump in Kajla area around 10:15am, Aboni Shankar Kar, officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station, told The Daily Star Online.
All the three passengers of the rickshaw van died in the spot, the OC said.
Police immediately nabbed the covered van driver from the spot.