Two motorcyclists killed in Kushtia road accident


Two motorcyclists were killed and another was injured as the motorbike they were riding on fell into a pond at Kuthipara intersection of  Khoksha upazila in Kushita on Monday night.

The deceased were identified as Zia 40, son of Shamsuddin hailed from Kallyanpur village under Kumarkhali upazila and Hasan 30, hailed from Majhgram of the upazila.

They were going to Pangsha upazila in Rajbari district around 11:30 pm to see circus, when the accident took place, leaving biker Zia dead on the spot, the witnesses said.

Members of fire service retrieved Zia and Hasan’s body from the pond while injured Shafi Sardar was admitted to a local hospital.

Officer-In-Charge of Khoksha Police Station, ABM Mehedi Masud, said police recovered the bodies and sent those to Kushtia General Hospital morgue.