Six passengers of a CNG-run autorickshaw were killed when a truck rammed the vehicle at Nasratpur in Habiganj around 7:30 am on Monday.
Confirming the information, Shayestaganj Police Station OC Ajay Chandra Dev said the identities of the victims could not be immediately known. The dead included two women and four men.
The OC said that a CNG-run autorickshaw heading to Shayestaganj was crushed by a covered van in the morning, leaving five of the passengers dead on the spot and one person seriously injured.
Later, the injured was rescued and sent to Habiganj Sadar Modern Hospital, where doctor declared him dead. The bodies of the deceased have been recovered and sent to the morgue.