A motorcyclist and his pillion were killed after a passenger bus hit their motorcycle in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna.
The accident took place on Dhaka-Ishwardi highway at a place adjacent to Muladuli sugarcane farm on Friday.
The deceased were identified as Bachchu Mondol, 40, son of late Abu Taher of Goalbathan village in Muladuli union and Bulbul Sheikh, 20, son of Mofizul Islam of the same area.
Locals said both were going to a book fair in Rajapur riding a motorcycle. Suddenly, a bus of Hanif Paribahan bound for Kushtia hit the motorcycle, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered their bodies, confirmed Alamgir Kabir, officer-in-charge (OC) of Pakshi Highway Police Station.