Chittagong road accident kills five
At least five people including a woman were killed while several others injured as a covered van hit a stationary bus from behind at Mirsarai in Chittagong early Saturday.
Md Shahidullah, sub-inspector of Mirsarai police station,said, the accident took place in Koiyachhara area around 5:30am.
A bus of Shyamali Paribahan was parked there and a Dhaka-bound covered van rammed the bus from behind leaving its five passengers dead on the spot and injured several others, the police sub-inspector added.
The deceased were identified primarily as Sushmit, a college student, Syed, an official of Karnaphuli Paper Mills, an unidentified woman, aged around 25, and two assistants of bus and covered van drivers.