Two motorcyclists were killed and one other person was injured as a bus hit their motorcycle on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Sylhet's Bishwanath upazila this afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Masum Ahmed (28) from Lalabazar area of Sylhet's Dakshin Surma upazila and Taher Ahmed (30) from Bagha area of Sylhet's Golapganj upazila, said police.
Quoting witnesses, Akhter Hosain, officer-in-charge of Dakshin Surma Police Station, said the Habiganj Express bus hit the motorcycle in Rashidpur area around 2:30pm, leaving Masum and Taher dead on the spot and another motorcyclist injured.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent them to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College for autopsies while the injured is undergoing treatment at the same hospital.
Police seized the bus and the motorcycle from the spot, our Sylhet correspondent reports, quoting the OC.