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Man killed in Dhaka train crash

Man killed in Dhaka train crash

An unidentified man age around 50 years was crashed under the wheels of a train in Khilkhet area of Dhaka this afternoon. Quoting witnesses, Rafiqul Islam, sub-inspector of Kamalapur Railway Police, said a Dhaka-bound train from Sirajganj hit the man while he was walking along the railway tracks, leaving him dead on the spot...

4 die falling from freight train in Joypurhat

4 die falling from freight train in Joypurhat

Police said one of them died on the spot while three others succumbed to their injuries at Joypurhat Sadar Hospital. The identities of the deceased were not available immediately. The accident took place around 4:45pm in Shimultoli area, Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, officer-in-charge of Panchbibi Police Station, told The Daily Star Online. He said two fuel-laden...

Train ploughs into Ctg railway platform

Train ploughs into Ctg railway platform

A Dhaka-bound train ploughed through the platform when it entered Chittagong Railway Station to pick up passengers this morning. None was hurt during the incident as the train, Mohanagar Provati Express, was totally empty, our Chittagong correspondent reports quoting Abdul Kalam Azad, stationmaster of Chittagong railway. The railway authorities later suspended Loco master of the...

2 hurt as train rams car in Dhaka

2 hurt as train rams car in Dhaka

At least two people were “critically” injured when a commuter train rammed a private car on the Khilgaon rail crossing in Dhaka this morning. The incident took place after the car broke through the gates on the crossing around 10:30am, said Abdul Kuddus, assistant sub-inspector of Dhaka Government Railway Police (GRP). “The gates were closed...

3 killed as train hit human hauler in Natore

3 killed as train hit human hauler in Natore

Three women of a family were killed and 10 others injured as a train hit a human hauler on a level crossing in Natore Sadar Upazila today. The dead are Sundari Beyoa, 55, Julekha Begum, 45, and Sajeda Begum, residents of Paikordal area of the upazila, reports our Natore correspondent. The accident took place around...

3 hurt in train-car collision

3 hurt in train-car collision

A car in its haste slipped under the closing gate of Malibagh level crossing and it was hit by a train yesterday afternoon injuring three men in the car. The train, which was heading for Kamalapur Railway Station, dragged the vehicle for over 100 metres, said Sub-Inspector Arefin Imam of Dhaka Railway Police Station. A...

11 killed as train hits wedding bus in Jhenidah

11 killed as train hits wedding bus in Jhenidah

At least 11 people including two children were killed and 60 were injured as a train hit a bus carrying a wedding party while it was crossing the rail lines at Barobazar of Kaliganj upazila in Jhenidah early today. The deceased were identified as Sanjoy Kumar, 34, Sudhir Kumar Biswas, 40, Sujoy Kumar, 34,  Biplob...

Train kills 1 in Lalmonirhat

Train kills 1 in Lalmonirhat

A man was killed as a train hit him in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila this morning. The dead is Sirazul Islam, 33, son of late Rahmat Ali, resident of Teesta village in Lalmonirhat sadar upazila, reports our Lalmonirhat correspondent. Sirajul was hit by a Lalmonirhat-bound train when he was crossing the rail lines around 10:00am and...

Dhaka-Ctg-Sylhet train service resumes

Dhaka-Ctg-Sylhet train service resumes

Rail communications of Chittagong with Dhaka and Sylhet were restored after four hours of disruption following a train derailment in Burichang upazila of Comilla today. Railway sources said a wagon of the Dhaka-bound freight train from Chittagong veered off the tracks near Rasulpur area around 10:00am, reports a correspondent from Comilla. Following the derailment, train...

3 killed as Indonesian train derails

3 killed as Indonesian train derails

A railway official says at least three people were killed when a passenger train hit mounds of mud after heavy rain triggered a landslide in central Indonesia. Two others are in critical condition. Junerfin, a spokesman for the Indonesian Railway Company, says the train derailed at a junction in Tasikmalaya, a district on Java island,...

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