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Two bikers killed in Magura road crash

Two youths on a bike were killed after being hit by a microbus in Shalikha upazila of Magura on Thursday night.

 

The deceased were identified as Jishan, 20, and Sazid, 20. Meanwhile another youth riding pillion, identified as Raju, 22, suffered severe injuries, said police.

 

The accident occurred around 10pm near the Chaygharia area of Jashore-Magura Road as the youths were heading towards Magura.

 

“The microbus coming from the opposite direction crashed into the bike at high speed,” said Bisharul Islam, officer-in-charge of Salikha police station.

 

Jishan and Sazid died on the spot while Raju was rushed to Magura General Hospital. His condition is said to be critical.

 

The motorcycle and microbus have been seized and efforts are on to detain the driver, said OC Bisharul.

 

A case has been lodged at Shalikha police station, he said.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh