Seven people were killed as a bus hit an easy-bike in Magurmari area in Tentulia upazila of Panchagarh on Friday afternoon. Identities of the victims could not be known immediately, police said.
District Superintendent of Police Md Yousuf Ali said that the accident occurred when a passenger bus hit the easy-bike (a battery-run three-wheeler) leaving five persons dead on the spot.
Sources said, "A passenger bus slammed into an auto-rickshaw travelling in the opposite direction. The others were rescued and rushed to the district sadar hospital where they passed away."
Two other people who suffered injuries in the crash were rushed to Panchagarh Sadar Hospital where on-duty doctor declared them dead.
---Md Shahjalal, AA
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