Two people were killed as a tree fell on their motorbike on Monirampur-Dhakuria road at Gangra in Manirampur upazila in Jessore district on Thursday noon.
The deceased were identified as Kumaresh Biswas, 60, a resident of Nauli village in upazila and Abdul Hamid, 50, a resident of Malanchi village of Sadar upazila, UNB reports.
Biplab Kumar Nath, officer-in-charge of Monirampur Police Station, said one Motaleb Gazi was cutting a tree near the road in the area around 12.00pm.
At one stage, a branch of the tree collapsed on the motorcycle carrying Kumaresh and Abdul Hamid, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Jessore General Hospital morgue for autopsy..