Four people were killed and two injured as a locomotive hit a battery-run auto-rickshaw in Pirgachha upazila of Rangpur today.
The injured were admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital, our Dinajpur correspondent reports quoting Chairman of Annadanagar Union Parishad Aminul Islam.
According to locals, a light engine, heading from Parbatipur to Bonarpara, hit the three-wheeler at the level-crossing under Annadanagar Rail Station area around 1:00pm, leaving two auto-rickshaw passengers dead on the spot and four others injured.
Two other passengers died on the way to hospital.
The identities of the dead and injured persons could not be known immediately.