MYMENSINGH: Five people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Shibpur area on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj road in Gouripur upazila of the district on Friday evening, reports BSS.
The identities of the victims could not be known immediately. All the victims hailed from Kishoreganj district, police said.
The accident occurred when a Mymensingh-bound truck collided head-on with a human hauler, killing one on the spot and injuring eight others around 6.45 pm, said Morshedul Hasan, officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Gouripur Police Station.
The injured were first taken to Ishwarganj Upazila Health Complex where two others died.
The rest wounded were referred to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital and two of them succumbed to their injuries, hospital sources said.