At least six people of a family were killed and ten others injured when a truck collided head-on with a pickup van at Patkelghata area in Satkhira-Khulna highway.
The accident took place around 8:30 pm on Tuesday, sources said.
The deceased are members of the family of one Moniruzzaman Shahin from Kaliakor village in Kaliganj Upazila of Satkhira.
They are Shahin’s mother Aklima Khatun, son ‘Ashikuzzaman’, 12, daughter ‘Mim’, 3, Noor Banu, Saidul Islam and Sabbir Hossain.
They all were returning from the Namaz-e-Janaza of a relative in Khulna by the pickup van.