At least 10 people, including women and children, were killed and 30 others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a passenger bus at Kaliganj upazila in Jhenaidah on Wednesday.
The tragic accident took place near Baroipara of Kaliganj upazila in the district at around 3:00pm.
Kaliganj fire station officer Mamnur Rashid said that nine people died on the spot while another succumbed to his injuries at Kaliganj Upazila Health Complex.
On receiving the news, local police and fire fighters reached the spot and rescued around 10 to 15 injured people and sent them to different hospitals.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.