Why executing script system prints "line X: $'\r': command not found"

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  • Running custom made script uploaded to the system ends up with errors
# ./script.sh
bash: ./script.sh: /bin/bash^M: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
# sh ./script.sh
script.sh: line 2: $'\r': command not found


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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