Two people were killed and a woman was injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Khulna Highway near Uttarpara in Gopinathpur upazila on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as SM Arafat Hassan Prince, 36, a senior principal officer of Rupali Bank, Motijheel branch and son of Sardar Azizur Rahman of Mulghar village of Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat, and his cousin Shimul, 40, an engineer of Sonadanga, Khulna.
Hazrat Ali, an inspector at Gopinathpur Police Station, said they were going home from Dhaka in a microbus to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with their family members, reports UNB.
Ali said the accident took place around 6 am when their microbus was hit by a Dhaka-bound passenger bus of 'Sheba Green Line Express', leaving the two dead on the spot and another injured.
The injured, Jahan Ferdousi Keka, wife of Prince, was admitted to Gopalganj General Hospital, Ali added.
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