At least five people have been killed and 14 others injured in a fatal road accident at Barachia area on Khulna-Satkhira highway in Dumuria upazila of Khulna.
A team of Fire Service and Civil Defense conducted rescue operation soon after the incident occurred at 12:00pm on Thursday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known.
Habil Hossain, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station, said the Khulna-bound bus from Paikgaccha upazila fell into a roadside ditch while giving side to another bus around 12:45 pm, leaving five people dead on the spot and 14 others injured.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Khulna Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.
The injured were taken to a local hospital.