PV Desk : A man and a minor girl were killed while five others injured following a head-on collision between a truck and CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Jamalpur-Mymensingh highway in Chankanda area of the municipality on Wednesday morning.

One of deceased was identified as Mosharaf Hossain, 42, son of Mofazzal Hossain of Fulbaria Munshipara in the district town while another is an eight-year old girl.

Md Nasimul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said the accident took place in the area around 8:30 am, leaving seven injured.

Among the injured, two died on the way to the hospital.