The deceased were identified as Aminul Kabir, 28, son of Gias Uddin, Akkas, 33, son of Syed Alam of Sikdarpara, Didarul Islam, 28, son of Abdul Hannan and Abu Taleb, 38, son of Khalilur Rahman of Pekua upazila.
Quoting witnesses, Saifur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Pekua Police Station, said the accident took place around 3pm when the sand-laden mini truck from Chakaria crashed into the auto-rickshaw.
One of the victims was killed on the spot and five others were injured.
Of the injured, three died while being taken to Chattogram Medical College Hospital.
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