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3 killed as bus hits tree in Habiganj

 Habiganj Correspondent

 Published: 11:02 AM, 24 January 2020   Updated: 02:01 PM, 24 January 2020

The accident bus

The accident bus

Three people were killed on Friday as a bus lost its control and hit a tree in Bahubal of Habiganj district. 25 people were injured in the incident.

The accident took place on Dhaka-Sylhet Old Highway at Kamaichara area of ​​the upazila in the morning.

Among the deceased — one was identified as Abu Sayeed, a bus helper and passenger Kamala Begum. The identity of the rest was not known.

A bus from Srimangal departed for Habiganj. On reaching Kamaichara, the bus lost control and hit a roadside tree. Three passengers, including a helper, were killed on the spot, said Md Karuzzaman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bahubal Bahubal Police Station. 

He said the bodies were recovered and sent to Sadar Hospital morgue. The injured were admitted to the Upazila Health Complex.