Two women were killed as a bus and truck knocked them in separate road accidents in Chittagong district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Sajeda Begum, 42, wife of Akter Hossain and Lutfa Begum, 34, wife of Mohammad Rubel, both hailed from Mirsarai upazila of the district.
Quoting police BSS said the accident occurred on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway when the Chattogram-bound passengers bus knocked pedestrian Sajeda in Nezampur area from behind, leaving her critically injured.
The injured woman was taken to the Chattogram Medical College and Hospital where the attending doctors declared her dead.
Lutfa Begum died on the spot by knocking a goods-laden truck in Bortakia of Mirsarai upazila at 7 am today, said assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Alauddin Talukder of Chattagram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) police outpost.