RU staff crushed under wheels of train
A Rajshahi University employee was crushed under the wheels of a speeding train near the university rail station in Rajshahi yesterday morning.
The victim was identified as Reazul Islam, 40, a peon of the newly constructed Rahmatunesa hall of the university.
Local and police said an Ishwardi-bound train crushed Reazul under its wheels while he was crossing the 'Jamalpur level' rail track at around 10:00am.
Police sent the body to the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) for autopsy.
RU Employees Association and RU Vice chancellor Professor Altaf Hossain expressed deep shock at Reazul's death.