Two motorcyclists have been killed after a vehicle hit their bike in the capital's Airport Road area.
The deceased Rafiqul Islam, 32, was a Pathao rider and and Kajal Akhter, 25, used to work at a restaurant in Dhaka.
The two died on the spot after an unknown vehicle rammed their motorcycle near the outer gate foot overbridge on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at around 3:30am on Thursday, confirmed Airport police station sources.
Speaking with The Business Standard, Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police outpost, said that the bodies of the deceased have been brought to the hospital's morgue for autopsy.
"Necessary steps will be taken upon further investigation," he added.