Two men killed in bus-auto rickshaw collision

21 Apr 2017, 09:13

Aiyub Ali

Mymensingh: Two young men were killed as a bus collided head-on with a CNG-run auto rickshaw at Nandail upazila in Mymensingh on Friday morning.

The deceased are Shakib, around 18 years old, and Shakil, in his early twenties, both are resident of the village of Rajgati of the upazila. They used to run business of ducklings.  

The Nandail Highway police Officer-in-charge Ohiuzzaman said two young men carrying ducklings in a CNG-run auto rickshaw were traveling to the market on Friday morning. The auto-rickshaw collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound bus as it neared Kanarampur area of Galahar at about 6:15am and left two of the men died on the spot.

The OC said police went to the spot and seized the bus. However, the bus driver fled from the spot immediately after the accident.