Human hauler overturned; 3 killed
At least three workers were killed and six others injured in a road accident in Gomastapur upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Tuesday night.
Deceased Shaidul Islam, 18, was the son of Abdur Rajjak, Rakib Hossain, 32, son of Abdul Manna, and Mojaffar Hossain, 62, a residents of Dhobra village in Shibganj upazila.
Gomastapur Police Station officer in-charge Jasim Uddin said a human hauler, carrying some 10 to 12 workers, overturned and fell into a ditch in Piarson area after its driver lost control over steering around 10:30pm.
Three of them died on the spot and six others injured critically as paddy-sacks also being carried in the vehicle fell on them.
The injured were taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital and Upazila Health Complex immediately, the OC added.