Five passengers of a private car were killed when a bus smashed the vehicle in Dakkhin Sunamganj upazila of Sunamganj on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Ayjan Nesa, 50, Aysha Begum, 52, of Sylhet sadar upazila, Abdus Shaheed, 70, his wife Hasna Ful, 60, of Chatol area under Sylhet airport police Station, and private car driver Sabbir, 30, of Sylhet.
Superintendent of Sunamganj police Md Barkatullah said a bus rammed into a Sunamganj-bound private around 11:30am in Pagla Bazar area, leaving five dead on the spot.
Being informed, policemen and fire fighters went to the spot and recovered the bodies.
The bodies were sent to Sunamganj Sadar Hospital morgue.