3 lives lost on road

Staff Correspondent

25 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

At least three people were killed and 20 others injured when a passenger bus overturned at Bahubal upazila in Habiganj on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Kamala Akhter, 35, of Daulatpur village under Habiganj sadar upazila, Abu Sayed, 30, an assistant of the bus driver and a resident of Morora village under Shaistaganj upazila, and an unidentified woman aged 60.   

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bahubal Model Police Station Kamruzzaman said the bus got smashed after bumping into a roadside tree, leaving three persons dead on the spot.

The passenger bus was heading towards Habiganj from Sreemangal upazila. Due to the accident, movement of all traffic came to a halt for several hours, creating suffering of the travelers.

Later being informed, cops from Bahubal Model Police Station reached the spot and brought the situation under control.

Out of the 20 injured, two persons are in critical condition.  They were taken to Habiganj Modern District Sadar Hospital and other clinics.