Three labourers were killed and seven others injured as a paddy-laden lorry overturned on Amnura-Noagula road under Chapainawabganj sadar upazila Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Bulbul, 35, son of Ilias Hossain, Montu, 52, son of late Monsur Ali, and Asadul, 26, son of Naushed Ali of Shibganj and sadar upazila respectively.
Police said a group of day labourers was returning home with their waged paddies by a lorry. On the way, the lorry overturned in the Paoli area by losing its control over the steering around 4:30pm leaving Bulbul dead on the spot.
Critically injured nine labourers were rushed to Chapainawabganj sadar hospital and Rajshahi Medical College Hospital. Montu and Asadul succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital.