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A woman and a minor boy were killed in separate road accidents in Kanaighat upazila on Friday, reports agency sources.
The deceased were identified as Rumel Ahmed, 7, son of Nurul Alam of Satpari village of the upazila and Safai Begum, 45, wife of late Abdul Wahid, of Durlavpur village in Kanaighat Municipality.
Witnesses said a human hauler hit Rumel around 4 pm while he was crossing Sylhet-Jakiganj road in front of his house, leaving him dead on the spot. In another accident, widow Safai Begum was severely injured after being hit by a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Maligram bus stand in the municipality area around 12pm.
The injured was rushed to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.