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2 killed as truck hits motorbike in Thakurgaon

02 Feb 2019, 14:13

NTV Online

Thakurgaon: Two motorcyclists were killed as a goods-laden truck hit their motorcycle in Untrish Mile area in South Sadar upazila on Saturday morning.

The deceased were identified as Paresh Chandra Roy, 40, son of late Annanda Barman of Tourigao village and Mahfuzur Rahman Jion, 48, son of Jahurul of Islambagh in the district town. Both were NGO employees, reports the UNB.

Quoting witnesses, Ashiqur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said Paresh and Mahfuzur were going to Dinajpur district in the morning.

A truck hit their motorcycle from the behind when two trucks were trying to overtake each other around 9 am, leaving them dead on the spot, said the OC.

Police are trying to arrest the truck drivers, he said.