Two persons were killed and one was injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Manikganj on Saturday morning.
Media report said the incident took place at 8:45am today in Muljan area of Manikganj when a motorcycle was hit by an ambulance, leaving two bike riders dead on the spot and ambulance driver injured.The deceased are identified as Abdul Alim, 26, son of late Nurul Islam of Dakkhin (South0 Pachuria area of Shibalaya and Depak Haldar, 25, son of Dinesh Chandra Haldar of Kanda Sakrail area.
Golra Higway Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Monirul Islam confirmed the accident.
He said, "Carrying a body, the ambulance was going to Jashore from Dhaka. When the ambulance reached Muljan-Baghjan area, it hit the motorcycle coming from opposite direction. Two bike riders died on the spot and ambulance driver injured."
The bodies of the deceased were recovered and kept at Manikganj District Hospital morgue, he added.