Road crash claims lives of 2 friends
Two students died after their motorcycle crashed into a lamp-post near Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital on Thursday night.
The victims are: Gopal Saha, 22, a third-year student of Government BM College, and his friend Antu Saha, 22, a student of Infra Polytechnic Institute.
Azimul Karim, OC of Kotwali Model Police Station, said Gopal was driving the motorcycle. The accident happened around 11:00pm when he lost control and the motorbike hit the lamp-post.
Gopal died on the spot. Doctors declared Antu dead at the Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital, he added.