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Bus-truck collision kills 3 in Sylhet

Two women and a child daughter have been killed and several others were injured in a horror head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Sylhet-Tamabil Highway at Jointapur upazila in Sylhet.

The accident took place in front of the Palli Bidyut office at Dorbost Bazar area of the upazila at about 6:45 pm on Saturday (January 13).

The deceased women and the child were the passengers of the bus. They are members of a family.

The deceased are- Sulka Rani Bir, 32, her mother Jusna Rani Bir, 50, and daughter Ripta Rani Bir, 10. They are the inhabitants of Srimangal upazila in Moulvibazar.

Sub-inspector (SI) of Jointapur Police Station Mashuk Ahmed told that the bodies were recovered and sent to the Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.

Meanwhile, some of the injured are in critical condition. They are Kibria, Selim Ahmed, Milan Acharjya and his wife Shipra Acharjya. They are the inhabitants of Haripur area of Jointapur upazila.