Three people, including a woman and her daughter, were killed and two others wounded when a bus hit an auto rickshaw on Dhaka-Kapasia-Monohardi road in Kapasia, Gazipur on Wednesday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Hena Akter, 38, and her daughter Mansura Akter, 10, from Kapasia upazila, and Jibon Chandra Barman, 40, from Kushadia village in Sripur upazila.

The accident took place around 6:30pm when a bus of Samrat Paribahan from Dhaka hit the auto rickshaw coming from the opposite direction, killing the three on the spot and injuring two others, UNB quoted Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kapasia police station, as saying.

The injured were taken to Monohardi upazila Health Complex.