Two brothers were killed and five others injured in a collision between a three-wheeler and a pick-up van on the Kushtia-Rajbari road in Shimulia union of Kushtia on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Madrasa student Samirul, 10, and Firoz Mondol, 45, sons of Rezaul Islam of the district.
Witnesses said the accident occurred when the pick-up van crashed on the three-wheeler coming from the opposite direction on Kushtia-Rajbari road in Shimulia around 2pm, leaving the siblings dead on spot and five other passengers of the three-wheeler injured.
The injured were rushed to Kushtia General Hospital where they are undergoing treatment.
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Officer-in-charge (OC) of Khoksa Police Station Syed Ashiqur Rahman said the killer vehicle was seized However, the driver of the pick-up van fled the scene soon after the accident.