Three people, including a police officer, were killed in separate road accidents in Chattogram city and Lohagara upazila of the district today.
In the port city, a probationary sub inspector – Ahesanul Hoque (27) from Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar -- was killed as a passenger bus rammed into his motorbike on Mariners' Road around 11:15am, said Mohammad Mohsin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.
In Lohagara upazila, two passengers of a Chattogram-bound bus were killed and 10 others injured as the bus collided head on with a truck in front of Bara Awliya Degree College around 7:30am, said Yasir Arafat, OC of Dohazari Highway Police Station.
The deceased were identified as Md Shawkat (27) from Chandanaish of Chattogram, and Mostafizur Rahman(27) from Jhalakathi, he said.
The injured passengers were given primary treatment in Lohagara Upazila Health Complex, he said.