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2 killed in Habiganj road accident

At least two people were killed and two others injured as a truck and pickup van collided head on at Ratanpur area under Madhabpur upazila on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in the district on Tuesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Abu Bakar, 25, and Bilal Mia, 23, both from Faridpur.

According to locals, the accident happened in the area when a Sylhet bound truck coming from Dhaka reached the area collided with a pickup van coming from opposite direction leaving both killed on the spot and two others injured.

The injured were rushed to Madhabpur upazila health complex.

Confirming the incident, Shayesthaganj highway thana officer in-charge Jashim Uddin said, on information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies and sent those to hospital.