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Road accident kills 2, hurts 10 in Faridpur

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A Correspondent Faridpur: Two motorcyclists were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Bahirdia area of sadar upazila on Monday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Moshiur, 20, and Jony, 24, a resident of Khabaspur area of the town. Quoting witnesses, police said the accident took place on the highway in the afternoon when a bus from the opposite direction crashed into the motorcycle carrying them, leaving the duo dead on the spot. Later the bus hit a roadside tree, leaving ten passengers injured. On information, police recovered the bodies. Vehicular movement on the highway came to a halt following the incident. Police seized the bus but the driver fled away. B M A Ashrafuzzaman, ASP of Faridpur highway police, confirmed the incident.