Child among 3 dead in Habiganj road accident
Three people, including a child, died and at least three others were injured when a Sylhet-bound bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Habiganj's Madhabpur upazila today.
The deceased are yet to be identified, reports our Moulvibazar correspondent quoting the Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shayestaganj Highway Police Station, Mainul Islam.
Quoting eyewitnesses, Mainul Islam said that the auto-rickshaw was heading towards Madhabpur Health Complex when a bus heading from Dhaka hit it in Andiura area of the highway.
Three passengers of the auto-rickshaw died on the spot and at least three more were injured, said the OC, adding that the injured have been admitted to Madhabpur Upazila Health Complex.
Fire Service and police arrived to the site shortly after receiving the news and began the rescue operation, the OC added.