Three people were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses on the Dhaka-Mawa highway on Monday noon. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
OC of Sirajdikhan Police Station Md Abul Basar, said a Mawa-bound passenger bus of Gungun Paribahan and a Dhaka-bound passenger bus of Ilish Paribahan collided head-on at Chalti Para area at around 12:30pm.
At one stage, Gungun Paribahan bus caught fire, leaving three, including its driver, burnt to death on the spot, 20 others injured.
The injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Mitford Hospital.
For this, vehicular movement remain suspended for two hours.