2 killed as bus hits bike in Panchagarh
19 January 2016, Nirapad News: Two motorcyclists were killed as a bus knocked down their vehicle in Pradaner Haat area on the Debiganj-Nilphamari road in Debiganj upazila on Tuesday morning.
The deceased were Rezaul Islam Swapan, 35, assistant agriculture officer of Domar upazila, haling from Gaibandha, and Jakirul Islam Mahan, 45, son of Tamijuddin, a resident of Sonahar Pradnpara area of the upazila.
Rahimul Islam Bulbul, Sonahar union parishad chairman, said the accident took place in the area around 7am when the Debiganj-bound bus from Dhaka ‘Mayer Anchal’ paribahan hit the motorcycle, leaving duo dead on the spot.
Following the accident, agitated locals torched the bus.
On information, police and firefighters rushed to the spot.