Durgapore: Three persons were killed when a tanker overturned on Burdwan-Durgapur NH 2 near Muchipara area. According to police, the tanker was coming from Burdwan when it lost control and over turned. Two people died being trapped under the tanker. The deceased have not yet been identified. Police have arrived at the spot and are trying to take the tanker off the road to find whether anyone else is trapped inside it or not. The dead bodies of the three people have been recovered and sent to hospital for post mortem.