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.