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Five people were killed when a truck and a private car collided head-on at Rupsha upazila of the district yesterday.
The deceased are yet to be identified.
Labanchhara Police Station Officer-in-Charge Md Shafikul Islam has confirmed the news.
The OC said: “A Khulna-bound truck carrying cement collided with the private car around 10:30pm on the day, leaving four passengers of the car and one passerby killed on the spot.”
Police sent the bodies to hospital for medical examination and seized truck.
Driver of the truck, however, managed to flee the spot.