Two motorcyclists were killed after being hit by a train at Mondolbhog village rail crossing in Katiadi upazila of Kishoreganj on Friday, reports UNB.
The deceased were identified as Borhan Uddin, 35, and Abdul Hamid, 50, a science teacher of Mirzapur Shaheed Alauddin High School.Witnesses said Borhan defied the signal and tried to cross the rail line around 2pm. Abdul was killed on the spot when Dhaka-bound inter-city Egaro Sindur Express hit the motorcycle.
Locals took Borhan to Katiadi Upazila Health Complex where doctors pronounced him dead.
Abdul Kayum, a witness, said there was no gateman at the rail crossing.
Abdur Rahman Biswas, officer-in-charge of Kishoreganj GRP Police Station, said at the request of the family members of the victims, they will be buried without autopsy.