2 motorcyclists killed in road accident

Two motorcyclists were killed as a bus hit a motorcycle on the Dhaka-Rajshahi highway of Sirajganj district on Wednesday night.

The deceased were identified as Tanvir Hossain, 20, son of Abu Taleb, a resident of Telijana village and Azim Uddin, 18, a resident of Kalipur village, in Raiganj upazila.

Hatikumrul highway police station officer in-charge Md Aktaruzzaman said a bus rammed into a motorcycle on which Tanvir along with Azim was riding toward Bangabandhu Bridge in Panchila area around 9:00 pm, leaving the duo dead on the spot.

Later, police brought the bodies at the police station and then handed over to the deceased’s family members, the OC added.