Two people were killed and four others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a battery-run auto-rickshaw in Jhopgari area on Dhaka -Rangpur highway Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Anowara Begum (50) and Hamidun Begum (55) both from Namabala village under Bogura Sadar upazila.
Locals and police rescued the two victims and sent them to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital where on-duty doctor pronounced them dead, said Rahim Rana, Sub-Inspector of Upashahor Police Outpost under the Sadar Police Station.
"The bus fled the scene immediately after the accident. We are handing over the deceased's bodies to their families," he said.