Five people were killed and another injured after a bus hit a private car on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Boraya Chanpur in Osmaninagar Upazila of Sylhet District.
The accident took place around 5:30 am when a Cumilla-bound bus of ‘Cumilla Transport’ hit the Sylhet-bound private car, leaving five people dead on the spot and injured one, said Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sylhet Highway Police.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. On information, a firefighting unit went to the spot and recovered the bodies.
The injured was taken to a local hospital.