At least five people including two of a family were killed in separate road accidents in Dinajpur and Feni today.
Of the deceased, three people including a man and his daughter were killed in Dinajpur while two others in Feni, our local correspondents report.
In Dinajpur, a bus was heading towards Phulbari upazila from Dinajpur town, said Redwanur Rahim, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
When the bus reached Chuniapara on Dinajpur-Gobindaganj road around 10:00am, it rammed a battery-run auto-rickshaw, leaving three people dead on the spot and four others injured.
Detail of deceased yet to be known immediately.
Locals and fire fighters from Fire Service and Civil Defence rescued the injured and took them to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital for treatment, the OC said.
In Feni, two people – Rubel, 25, and another unknown aged 50 – were killed in separate road accidents in Sadar and Daganbhuiya upazilas this morning, our correspondent reports.
Police sent the bodies to Feni Sadar Hospital for autopsy.