Both of them were run over by trucks
Two people have been killed in separate road accidents in Kushtia.
The incidents occurred in Trimohoni area in sadar upazila, and Ranakharia area in Mirpur upazila Saturday morning.
The deceased are Sabu Mandal, 45, son Gyada Mandal of Mirzanagar village in Mirpur upazila, and Ramjan Ali Pramanik, 65, son of Abdul Wahed Pramanik of Ranakharia area.
Joynul Islam, sub-inspector of Kushtia Highway police station confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.
He said: "Sexagenarian Ramjan Ali was crushed under a truck when the vehicle turned turtle during an u-turn on Kushtia-Iswardi highway in front of Jyoti filling station in Ranakharia area of Mirpur upazila around 8:30am."
"On the other hand, van-puller Sabu Mandal was killed when a truck hit the van on bypass road in Trimohoni area around 6am leaving two other passengers of the van injured," the SI added.