Staff Correspondent, Barishal: Five persons, including a college student, were killed and six others injured in a road accident in Banaripara upazila of the district on Friday morning.
The accident took place in Tetultala area of Gariarpar this morning, said Md Yunus Ali, Station officer of Barisal Fire Service and Civil Defense.
A Banaripara-bound bus hits a Barisal town-bound human hauler (locally known as Mahindra) coming from Banaripara, leaving the college student dead on the spot and injured 10 others.
The injured were taken to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where four others succumbed to their injuries.
Four of the deceased were identified as Shila Haldar, 24, a Masters student of Barishal BM College, Manik Shikdar, 40, auto-rickshaw driver Khokon, 35 and Sohel 25 while the identity of another one aged about 50 could not be known yet.
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