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3 killed, 9 injured in Gopalganj road crash

Three people were killed and nine others injured in a road accident at Sadar upazila in Gopalganj district on Wednesday night.

One of the deceased was identified as bus driver Bachchu Mollah, 50, hailed from Khulna district.

Kashiani Bhatiapara Highway Police Station inspector Abu Nayem Md Toffazzal Haque said a Dhaka-bound bus of Diganta Paribahan hit a roadside excavator on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Dumuria area at about 10:30 pm, leaving two people dead on the spot and nine others injured.

Six of the injured were admitted at Gopalganj 250 Bed General Hospital where another died while undergoing treatment, he added.