A symbolic image
At least five people have been killed and eight others also injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a local vehicle (Leguna) in Shibpur upazila under the district on Friday night.
The deceased are yet to be identified.
Shibpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abul Kalam Azad has confirmed the news.
He said: “The accident occurred near Kondarpara area of Shibpur upazila when a bus and a local vehicle collided head-on around 9pm, leaving five people killed and injuring eight others.”
The injured are taken to the upazila health complex for treatment, he further said.