Two students of a polytechnic institute were killed after a truck hit their bicycle in Chapainawabganj on Thursday noon.
The deceased were identified as Mostafizur Rahman, 20, son of Serajul Islam, hailing from Milky village of the district and Minarul Islam, 20, son of Selim Reza, from Bhabrasud village in Maksudpur upazila in Gopalganj.They were classmates at Chapainawabganj Polytechnic Institute.
The truck hit their bicycle from behind at Mahananda Bridge while the victims were returning homes around 11:30am, said Mozaffar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Chapainawabganj Sadar Police Station.
Local took them to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared them dead, the OC said.
Police seized the truck but its driver managed to flee the scene after the accident, he said.