Trying to save child, man dies under train
A garment worker died under a train when he tried to save a child standing on the rail tracks in Dhaka’s Banani area around 2:25pm this afternoon.
The victim was identified as Suman Mia, 40, a store loader of Madona Fashions Limited in Banani.
The identity, age and other details of the child could not be known immediately.
Seeing that the child was playing on the rail tracks unaware of an approaching train, Suman rushed there and pushed the child aside, the victim's colleague Harun told reporters at Dhaka Medical College Hospital quoting witnesses.
Suman, however was hit by the train, his colleague added.
He was taken to DMCH where doctors declared him dead around 4:45pm.
Abdul Majid, officer-in-charge of Dhaka Railway Police Station, said that a man was killed by Dhaka-bound Silk City express from Rajshahi while he was trying to save a child.