Five auto-rickshaw passengers were killed in a road crash at Baghabari area in Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj on Sunday noon.
Of the deceased, four are identified as- Razzak, 45, son of Rashid Mollah, Serajul Islam, 32, Mojibur Rahman and Sathi Begum, wife of one Tauhidur Rahman.
Shahjadpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Khwaza Golam Kibria has confirmed the news.
The OC said: "The incident occurred when a speedy Dhaka-bound passenger bus of ‘Tisha Paribahan’ hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Bogra-Nagarbari road in the area, leaving three passengers dead on the spot, critically injured two others."
“Two injured have succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at a local health complex,” the OC further said.