A motorcycle rider and a pillion passenger were killed when the motorbike plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Rokanpur in Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Nurul Islam (26), son of Ahsan Ullah and Sabuj Ahmed (20), son of Abdur Rahim of Jaintapur upazila, reports UNB.
Officer-in-charge of Sherpur Highway Police, Nirmal Chandra Bhoumik said the accident occurring around 6am left two riders dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital morgue.
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