5-yr-old girl crushed under train in Dhaka

woman killed by train today
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A five-year-old girl was crushed under the wheels of a train at Tejkunipara in Dhaka’s Tejgaon this morning.

The deceased was identified as Palak, daughter of Parvez Mia, a trucker and also a resident of Tejgaon, said Yasin Faroque, officer-in-charge (OC) of the Dhaka Railway Police Station.

According to the police official, Palak along with her grand-mother went to the kitchen market beside the rail line in Tejkunipara area near Tejgaon rail gate around 10:00am. While her grand-mother was busy making some purchases, a passing train rammed Palak as she went close to the rail line, leaving her seriously wounded, the OC said.

She was rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared her dead around 11:00am, OC Yasin Faruk added.


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