PABNA, Nov 23 (UNB): Two farmers were killed and five others were injured as a truck hit a three-wheeler on Kashinathpur-Bogura highway in Santhia upazila of Pabna on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as farmers Munnaf Ali, 50, also the driver of the three-wheeler, and Ziaur Rahman, 45.
The accident occurred this morning when the Bogura-bound truck hit the onion-laden three-wheeler on the highway in the Patgari area, said Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Santhia police station.
Following the crash, the three-wheeler plunged into a roadside ditch, leaving seven of its occupants injured.
The duo died on the way to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital, where the other injured were undergoing treatment, said the OC.