Dhaka, July 31 -- Five people were killed and another was injured after a bus hit a private car on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Boraya Chanpur in Osmaninagar upazila early Friday.

The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.

The accident took place at around 5:30am when a Cumilla-bound bus of 'Cumilla Transport' hit the Sylhet-bound private car, leaving five people dead on the spot and one injured, said Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sylhet Highway Police.

On information, a firefighting unit went to the spot and recovered the bodies, reports a news agency.

The injured was rushed to a local hospital.

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