After Durga Puja, three friends visited see the Teesta Barrage and lost control of their motorcycle and fell into the irrigation canal and died.
The accident happened at around 5 pm on Tuesday (October 27) while crossing the switch gate.
They are Rinku Roy, 22, son of Opin Chandra Roy of Munsipara village in Syedpur upazila, Dipta Roy, 22, son of Nitai Chandra Roy of Laxmanpur Balapara village within the same upazila and Prosenjit Roy, 25, of Fulbari village in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur district.
According to the locals, 6 people were returning to Nilphamari on three motorcycles. At that point , when two motorcycles tried to cross the switch gate quickly, one among the motorcycles fell into the canal. They died on the thanks to Jaldhaka Hospital.
Jaldhaka police headquarters OC Mostafizur Rahman confirmed the incident. He said the speeding motorcycle fell into a ditch 50 feet below the road.