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12:47 PM, May 26, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:49 PM, May 26, 2016

Electrocuted, 2 killed falling off train

Two passengers died and three injured as they fell off a commuter train after being electrocuted in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh last night.

One of the deceased was identified as Sobuj Mia, 17, a hawker, while the name of another passenger, aged 40, could not be known immediately, reports our Mymensingh correspondent.

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Quoting locals and train passengers, Md Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Trishal Police Station, said, the victims were traveling on the roof of a Mymensingh-bound commuter train from Dhaka.

As the train left Ahmedbari railway station in Trishal, they fell off the train after being hit by an electric wire around 8:00pm, the OC said.

The injured -- Idris Ali, Ashik and an unidentified person of Jamalpur -- were admitted at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital around 10:00pm, said Abdul Ahad Khan, OC of Mymensingh Railway Police Station. 

The bodies were sent to hospital morgue for autopsy.


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