Two people were killed in Sadar upazila after a truck rammed into a motorcycle Wednesday, police said.
The deceased were identified as 40-year-old Rashedul Islam and 30-year-old Md Arshad from the Shahapara area of Thakurgaon municipality.
"The accident occurred around 4pm as a Dhaka-bound truck from Panchagarh mowed Rashedul and Arshad down with their motorcycle in front of a filling station. The duo died from the impact of the crash," Md Kamal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Thakurgaon Sadar Police Station, said.
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"We seized the truck, but its driver managed to flee," he added.