Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Three people were killed and seven injured as a truck rammed a human hauler in the country’s northern Gaibandha district Thursday morning, police said.

A Rangpur-bound truck hit a human hauler, locally known as Nosimon, which was carrying 10 passengers, on the Rangpur-Bogra highway at Dhaperhat under Sadullahpur upazila of Gaibandha district around 9:00am (local time), a local police official said.

Local people seized the truck but its driver managed to flee the scene.

BBN/SSR/AD-10Nov11-1:24 pm (BST)