Sirajganj accident: Death toll rises to 11 | The Daily Star
01:07 PM, July 16, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:10 PM, July 16, 2019

Sirajganj accident: Death toll rises to 11

A person, who was injured when a train rammed a microbus at a level crossing in Sirajganj’s Ullapara upazila yesterday, succumbed today, raising the death toll to 11.

The injured was undergoing treatment at Sirajganj General Hospital where he died around 12midnight, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sirajganj Government Railway Police Station Md Harun.

Also read: 10 killed as train hits microbus

The identity of the deceased was not known immediately, reports our Pabna correspondent.

A newly-married couple and at least eight others of the bridal party were killed when the Dhaka-bound train hit their microbus yesterday evening.

After the collision, the train dragged the vehicle for about one kilometres.

Nine of the microbus passengers had died on the spot and another at the hospital.

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