At least five people were killed in separate road accidents in Noakhali and Thakurgaon districts on Sunday.
In Noakhali, two people died while another injured in a head-on a collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Laksam-Sonaimuri road at Rampur in Sonaimuri upazila in the morning.
The deceased were identified as CNG driver Rakib, 25, son of Ruhul Amin, Mizan, 31, and his brother Belal, 39, son of Bachchu Mia of Kathalia village in the upazila.
Quoting locals, Abdullah-Al Masum, additional superintendent of police in Sonaimuri-Chatkhali Circle, said the accident took place when a Noakhali-bound bus collided head-on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw around 10 am, leaving the trio dead on the spot and one injured.
On information, police recovered the bodies and took injured Abul, 29, to Noakhali General Hospital, the official added.
In Thakurgaon, two motorcyclists—Faruk and Kausar of Parpugi village in sadar upzila—died on the spot in a head-on collision between a minibus and a motorcycle at Mathurapur in upazila sarad.
The accident took place when the minibus hit the motorcycle around 3 pm leaving two motorcyclists dead on the spot and injuring one, witnesses said.
Locals rushed inured Robiul of the same village to Thakurgaon Sadar Modern Hospital, said Abdul Latif Mia, officer-in-charge of Thakurgaon Sadar Police Station.