At least, three people including two women were killed and 30 others injured in a road accident on the Dhaka-Sylhet Old Highway in Kamaichara area under Bahubal upazila of Habignaj district on Friday morning. Among the deceased, two were identified as Abu Syeed, 30, a resident of Morura village and also helper of the bus and Kamola Begum, 35, hailed from Doulotpur village under the upazila. The identity of the other woman could not be known immediately.
Locals said the accident occurred when a passengers bus plunged into a roadside ditch around 8:30 am in the area as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving three dead on the spot and injuring others. Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bahubal Model Thana Md kamruzzaman confirmed the incident and said the wounded were admitted to various hospitals in the district.