Two Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinees were killed when a bus hit a motorbike at East Darogabari intersection in Madarganj municipality area here on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Zahidul Islam, son of Geda Mia of Junail Sutarpara village and Jewel Rana, son of Ruhul Amin of Balijuri East Para village in the upazila.
Quoting witnesses, assistant superintendent of police (Madarganj circle) Samiul Islam, said the accident took place around 11:30 am when a Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Madarganj Special Paribahan’ hit the motorbike carrying two people, leaving Jewel dead on the spot and Zahidul injured.
The injured was taken to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Aminul Islam, MadarganjUpazilaNirbahi Officer, said the local administration provided Tk 10,000 to the family members of each victim.