At least seven people were killed in a clash between a truck and a Nosimon (locally made three wheeler) in Modondanga area of Shailkupa upazila in Jhenaidah district on Wednesday afternoon.
Deputy Assistant Director Shamimul Islam of Jhenaidah Fire Service confirming the matter said the death toll may rise further.
Arif Biswas, Assistant Superintendent of Police (Shailkupa Circle) said, “A truck hit an opposite-head human hauler around 6:00 pm, leaving four passengers of it killed on the spot. Several passengers sustained serious injuries who were taken to local health centre in critical condition.”
He, however, could not tell identities of the casualties immediately.