A man and his two children were killed and his wife was injured as an inter-district bus hit their motorcycle in Dhonipara area in Panchagarh on Dhaka-Panchagarh highway this evening.
The deceased were identified as Akhtaruzzaman, 45, of Debiganj upazila and his two children Afsana Ibnat Adiya, 6, and 14-month-old Abdullah, our Thakurgaon correspondent reports quoting Nurul Islam, officer-in-charge of Boda Police Station.
A Dhaka-bound bus coming from the opposite direction hit the motorcycle in Dhonipara area on Dhaka-Panchagarh highway around 8:00pm, leaving Akhtaruzzaman dead on the spot, the OC said quoting locals.
He was heading to his residence in Panchagarh town from Thakurgaon after consulting with a doctor for his ailing son, he said.
Locals rushed them to Panchagarh Sadar Hospital where the two children were also declared dead.
Tania Akhter, the mother of the children, was undergoing treatment at the hospital.