Two musicians lost their lives in a road accident when a container lorry and a microbus collided on Dhaka-Chattogram highway.
The accident took place at 5:25 am on Saturday on the highway in Sonapahar area of Chattogram's Mirsarai upazila, reports Somoy News.
The deceased are Hanif Ahmed, 41 and Partha Guho, 50.
Six others were injured in the same accident.
Sub-Inspector (SI) of Highway Police's Zorarganj outpost Mohammad Ishaq said, "The microbus carrying eight people was going to Cox's Bazar from Dhaka."
The accident occurred when the lorry was taking a U-turn at Sonapahar area of Mirsarai and hit the Chattogram-bound microbus coming from the opposite direction, he added.
Police and locals took the injured people to local health complex where doctors pronounced the duo dead.
"Police managed to seize the lorry, however, the driver fled the scene," said SI Ishaq of highway police.