Two motorcyclists were killed and another was injured as a speeding truck knocked them down in Dholaikhal area of Dhaka's Gendaria early Monday.
The deceased were identified as Abul Khair, 30, a furniture trader who was riding the bike, and Sabbir Hossain,26, an employee of another furniture shop. They hailed from Faridpur and Gopalganj districts respectively.
The truck hit the motorbike when the two were returning home from their shops around 3:30 am, said Mizanur Rahman, sub-inspector (SI) of Gendaria Police Station.
Abul Khair and Sabbir Hossain died on the spot and their bodies were sent to Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital (Mitford) morgue for autopsy, he added.
Efforts are on to locate the truck and arrest its driver, said the SI.