Staff Correspondent: At least three people, including two brothers, were killed and seven others injured on Wednesday evening after a microbus hit a covered van in Chandina Upazila’s Nuritala.
The deceased were identified as Dubai expatriate Abdul Mannan and his brother Abul Kashem- natives of Monohorganj Upazila. The third victim is Rakib Hossain of Lakshmipur, assistant of the microbus driver.
An injured microbus passenger said, “We were returning home after picking up Mannan. The driver lost control and rammed into a covered van parked near the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, killing the three on the spot.”
Of the injured, three were in critical conditions, he added.
Inspector Monirul Islam, in-charge of Illiatganj Highway Police outpost, confirmed the news.
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