Three motorcycle riders were killed after their vehicle was hit by a train at Bhennabari level crossing in the Gopalganj Sadar upazila early today.
Two of the deceased were identified as Raju Shikdar, 25, son of Siddik Shikdar of Islambagh Elabagh, and Tanvir Chowdhury Rocky, 19, son of Quamrul Chowdhury of Mohammad Para. The identity of the third victim could not be known yet.
"Gopalganj-bound 'Tungipara Express' train from Rajshahi hit the motorbike at night, killing three people on the spot," said Mohammad Manirul Islam, officer-in-charge(OC) of Sadar Police Station.
Police recovered the bodies around 6:15am and sent them to Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
Locals alleged that there was no gateman at the level crossing.