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Sylhet road crash kills 2 tourists

Two motorcyclists were killed when a truck hit their bike on Sylhet-Tamabil Highway at Gucchagram area in Gowainghat Upazila on Friday noon.

The deceased were identified as Yusuf,30, son of Rahmat Ullah from Jagannathpur village in Chandpur and Sohel, 28.

Parimal Chandra Dev, officer-in-charge (OC) of Gowainghat Police Station, said they along with friends were coming to visit Jaflong from Chandpur. When they reached the Guchhagram area, a truck hit them, leaving Sohel dead on the spot.

Injured Yusuf was rushed to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

The bodies were kept in the hospital morgue, the OC added.

The truck was seized in the incident. However, the driver and helper managed to flee.

Source: United News of Bangladesh