Staff Reporter :
At least three people were killed and seven others injured when a truck carrying them plunged into a ditch in Basudevpur village in Vedarganj upazila on Thursday noon.
Two of the deceased were identified as Saddam Hossain, 22, and Halim Hossain, 22, of Jamalpur district while the identity of the other could not be known immediately, said Mehedi Hasan, officer-in-charge of Vedarganj Police Station.
The Shariatpur-bound truck carrying construction materials and 10 labourers from Chandpur fell into the ditch in front of Narayanpur Government Primary School around 2:30pm, leaving three dead on the spot, he said.
The injured were admitted to Vedarganj Health Complex for treatment, he added.unb