12 others injured
Five passengers were killed and twelve others injured after a bus overturned at Jummar Ghar area in Gobindaganj upazila of the district, Agencies report.
The accident happened on Rangpur- Dhaka-highway around 2:30 am on Saturday .
The deceased could not be identified immediately.
On information, police and fire service launched the rescue operation, Momirul Islam, sub-inspector of Gobindaganj Police Station, told Banglanews.
After confirmation of 5 deaths, the injured were hospitalized, Mehedi Hasan, officer-in-charge of Gobindaganj police station, told Banglanews.
According to eyewitnesses, the bus lost control, overturned and fell into a roadside ditch owing to reckless driving.