Two cousins were killed and their uncle injured as a tractor hit their motorbike at Sarishabari upazila of Jamalpur on Wednesday (June 15).
The accident took place this noon near Bhatara School and College in Bhatara Union of the upazila.
The deceased were identified as Fakir, 18, son of Sultan Mahmud of Uttarpara and a class-10 student of Bhatara High School, and Russell, 20, son of Helal Uddin of the same area and a class-XI student of the institution.
According to the locals, two cousins and their uncle Parvez were going to Bhatara Bazaar on the motorcycle. On the way, a tractor coming from the opposite direction hit their motorcycle, leaving Fakir dead on the spot.
Russell died on the way to Jamalpur General Hospital, locals said, adding that Parvez was undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Sarishabari Police Station Mir Rakibul Haque said, "We haven't got any information of casualties in this regard yet."
BDST: 2005 HRS, JUNE 15, 2022