Two students were killed as a truck crashed into their motorcycle on Tangail-Bhuapur Road at Adabari in Kalihati upazila of Tangail on Sunday noon.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Sattar, 17, son of Mokhlesur Rahman and a Class-XI student, and Selim, 18, son of Dulal Mia, who appeared in this year’s SSC examination. They were residents of Analiabari village in the upazila.Quoting locals, Mir Mosharraf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kalihati Police Station, said Sattar and Selim were going to Bhuapur from Elenga by a bike to celebrate Pahela Baishakh.
The truck hit their bike around noon, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Tangail General Hospital morgue for autopsy, the OC added.