Five others have been injured
Three people, including a child, have been killed as a bus ran over them in Bhola Sadar upazila.
The accident took place on Bhola-Charfesson Road in Ghuinggarhat area on Thursday afternoon.
The deceased are Md Azizul Islam, 40, Md Miraz, 30, and Md Sohang, 12, residents of Kamaruddin village under Sadar upazila.
The accident occurred around 3pm when a Charfesson-bound bus of Bismillah Paribahan lost control and hit an autorickshaw and another human hauler, locally known as Borak, Bhola Model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Enayet Hossain said.
The three, all passengers of Borak, died on the spot and five others were injured, he said.
The injured were rushed to Bhola General Hospital from where two were referred to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital in Barisal as their condition deteriorated, the OC said.
Soon after the accident, local people blocked the road and staged demonstrations, causing suspension of traffic movement for two hours.
Police brought the situation under control, he added.