Two men were killed and 19 others were injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a bus on Hatikumrul-Bonpara Highway in Ullapara upazila on Thursday morning.
Police identified the deceased as truck driver Raju Ahmed, 28, and his assistant Hamjala Rony, 22, hailing from Nandigram upazila of Bogura.
Md Akhteruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway Police Station, said the accident took place around 9:30am when a Dhaka-bound Shyamoli Paribahan bus collided with the truck, killing the duo on the spot.
On information, police and fire service members went to the spot and recovered the bodies.
The injured were taken to Sirajganj 250-bed Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital.