At least three people, including a woman, were killed when a microbus fell into a pond in Banshbaria area on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sitakunda on Saturdayn morning.
The deceased are- Md Naser, 60, of Purbo Sholoshahor village in Chittagong, Md Solaiman, 60, of Baluchhara village in Hathazari upazila, and Monika Rani Das, 40, of Banshbaria area in Sitakunda upazila.
Six others were also injured in the incident.
Witnesses said a Mirsarai-bound microbus overturned and fell into a pond in the area around 6:45am, leaving three people including the pedestrian Rani Das dead on the spot and injuring the others.
Comilla fire service station officer Abdullah Pasha Haroon said on information fire service men rushed in and rescued the injured and also recovered the dead bodies.
Comilla highway police sub inspector Moniruzzaman said the injured were rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital. Police seized the vehicle, he added.