At least two people died in the Manra area of the Dhaka-Aricha highway, when a bus was involved in a head on collision with a motorbike on Wednesday morning.
The incident occurred around 8:30am.
The deceased were identified as Abdul Gafur, 28, son of Abul Hossain of Saturia Upazila, and Abdul Kader, 30, of the same area.
Officer-In-Charge (OC) of Galra Highway Police Station, Md Habibur Rahman has confirmed the incident.
He said: “A Dhaka bound bus of Hanif Paribahan collided head on with a motorbike coming from the opposite direction, leaving two people critically injured.”
“Local people rescued and took them to Manikganj District hospital. Upon arrival, the doctor pronounced them dead. The bus has been seized,” the OC added.