CHAPAINAWABGANJ: Two people were killed and three others injured as a microbus and an auto-rickshaw collided head-on in Koilabari truck terminal area under Shibganj upazila in the district on Friday evening.
The deceased were identified as Ziaur Rahman, 38, son of Pirojpur village under Shahbajpur union of Shibganj upazila and Jahangir Alam, 37, son of Jane Alam of Mannur More area under Bholahat upazila, of the district.
Police and local sources said the accident occurred around 4.30 pm as a Sonamasjid-bound microbus and an auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction collided head-on in Koilabari truck terminal area, leaving Ziaur Rahman and Jahangir Alam dead on the spot.
The sources further added that all the victims were the passengers of the auto-rickshaw.
Being informed, police from Shibganj thana recovered the bodies and fire fighters took the injured persons to the upazila health complex.
Police also seized the two vehicles, said the officer-in-charge (OC) of Shibganj thana Farid Hossain.