Kurigram, July 26 : Three members of a family were killed after a minibus rammed into an auto-rickshaw in the sadar upazila on Friday.
The deceased were identified as Mostafa, 35, his wife Josna, 28, and their grandmother Johra Beowa, 75, of Jigamarir Ghat area in Kurigram Sadar.
Mahfuzar Rahman, officer-in-charge, Kurigram Sadar Police Station said a Rangpur-bound minibus hit a battery-run auto-rickshaw beside Kathalbari College around noon.
One person was killed on the spot. The other two succumbed to their injuries at the sadar hospital, said Civil Surgeon Dr SM Aminul Islam.
Auto-rickshaw driver Manik, 35, was shifted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated. The other two injured – Jahedul Islam, 45 and Mim – were being treated at the sadar hospital.