Two motorcyclists were killed in a road accident in Kalmegh Bardhali area in Baliadangi upazila of the district early hours of today.
The deceased were identified as Sahidul Islam, 25, son of Usman Ali, resident of Barunagaon area of Sadar upazila and Md Payal, 23, son of Anwar Hossain, resident of the same area.
The accident occurred when Sahidul and Payel were going towards Thakurgaon by a motorcycle from Baliadangi, on the way a bamboo-laden three wheeler Nasiman (locally made vehicle) coming from the opposite direction hit them in Kalmegh Bardhali area around 12.40 am, leaving them dead on the spot, officer-in- Charge (OC) of Baliadangi Police Station Khairul Alam said.
On information, a team of fire service recovered the bodies from the spot.
Later, the bodies were handed over to their family members, the OC added.