Two persons including a woman were killed and three others injured in a road accident at Kaotkhali area on Dhaka-Khulna highway under Srinagar upazila of the district yesterday.
The deceased were identified as Md. Ali, 22, and Nasima Begum, 35, wife of Shajahan Miah of the upazila.
Police sources said the accident occurred when a bus collided head-on with a pickup-van leaving van driver Ali and passenger Nasima dead on the spot and wounding three others.
Among the injured Shajahan Miah was sent to Mitford Hospital in Dhaka in a critical condition and two others were sent to local hospital.