HABIGANJ, Mar 15: Three Ansar members were killed and 27 others were injured in a road accident at Purasunda area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in the district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Ziaul Huq, 30, of Kasba in Brahmanbaria Sadar, Sajeed Mia, 28, of Bijoynagar upazila and Babul Mia, 25, of Nasirnagar upazila.
Locals and police said the accident occurred when a sand-laden truck coming from opposite direction hit the bus carrying Ansar members at Purasunda area leaving at least 30 Ansar members injured.
They were rushed to MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital in Sylhet and Habiganj Sadar Hospital, but the on-duty doctors there declared three of them dead.
The Ansar members were going to Srimangal for training.