Three people were killed and 10 others injured in an accident between a bus and a human hauler in Lemua Bridge area of Feni's Sadar upazila yesterday.
The dead are Abdus Sobhan, 67, a freedom fighter of Chhanua village in the upazila, his granddaughter Saika, 5, and their neighbour Rehana Akhter, 30, reported a correspondent from Feni.
According to police, the accident took place as a bus of Unique Paribahan rammed a human haulier from behind around 3:45pm. Losing control, the human hauler overturned and fell into a roadside ditch, leaving two people dead on the spot. Another died on the way to a local hospital.
Two sons of freedom fighter Sobhan -- Nurun Nabi Chowdhury and Nur Ahmmed Munshi -- were also killed in a road accident on December 14 last year, reported UNB, adding that Saika was daughter of Nurun Nabi.
The injured persons were undergoing treatment at different local hospitals. Of them, three sustained serious injuries and were sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital.
The three bodies were kept at Feni Sadar Hospital for autopsy, said Abu Taher, resident medical officer of the hospital.