Three killed, 10 injured in Habiganj road crash

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Three women were killed and 10 people injured when a truck rammed into a pick-up van carrying devotees towards the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (Rh) on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj district early Saturday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Manjila Begum, 45, Tanzila Begum, 35 and Shahinur Begum, 45 of Hossainpur village in Kishoreganj district.

Rakibul Islam, officer-in-charge of Bahubal Model Police Station, said the pick-up van with 15 devotees on board was heading towards the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal(Rh) from Gobindapur village.

When the pick-up van reached near Mouchak Mohona Community Centre, it crashed with a stone-laden truck around 1:45 am, leaving three women dead on the spot and 10 others injured.

The injured were taken to sadar hospital.