Three members of a family have been killed after a head-on collision between a bus and an auto-rickshaw in Barguna’s Amtoli Upazila.
Four others were injured in the accident which took place on a highway next to AK School around 11 am on Saturday, according to Amtoli Police OC Abul Bashar Khan.
The dead have been identified as Nupur Begum, a resident of Raoga village in Amtoli’s Haldia Union, her son ‘Hasib’ and her niece ‘Lamiya’, reports bdnews24.com.
They were returning Amtoli from Gazipur on an auto-rickshaw when a bus travelling in the opposite direction ploughed into the vehicle, according to the OC. The injured have been admitted to Amtoli Hospital.
Police have confiscated the bus but its driver managed to flee, said OC Abul.