Kishoreganj: Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident on Mymensingh-Bhairab Highway at Poolerghat in Pakundia upazila here on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Monir, 35, son of Siddik Miah of Sarail in Brahmanbaria, and Samir Kumar Talukder, 30, son of Sambu Kumar Talukder, a resident of Nikli upazila.
Office-in-charge of Pakundia Police Station Hedaytul Islam Bhuiyan said the accident took place on the highway around 10:45am when a bus and CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head-on, leaving two passengers of the bus dead on the spot and the 10 others hurt.
The injured, mostly the bus passengers, were admitted to different hospitals of the district.
However, the bus driver and his helper fled the scene after the accident.
The bodies were sent to Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.