Truck sinks in river after the bridge connecting Naniarchar and Sadar upazila collapsed on Tuesday
Truck sinks in river after the bridge connecting Naniarchar and Sadar upazila collapsed on TuesdaySupriya Chakma

3 people including a truck driver were killed as a baily bridge collapsed in Rangamati on Tuesday morning.

Kabir Hossain, officer in charge of Rangamati’s Kotwali police station, said, the stone-laden truck heading towards Rangamati from Chattogram’s Rangunia sank in river after the bridge connecting Naniarchar and Sadar upazila collapsed.

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Two of the deceased are Chakaria upazila’s Arafat Hossain, 45, and Sirajganj’s Zahirul Islam, 47. Identity of the other victim could not be known immediately.