Girl crushed under train wheels
A college girl was killed when Chittagong-bound Mahanagar Express train hit her as she was passing through a level crossing and talking over her cellphone at the same time at Pubail college gate area in Gazipur yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Shamima Akhter, a second year student of Pubail Adarsha College. She was returning to Pubail college from her coaching centre at around 9:30am.
Agitated villagers and her classmates vandalised the guardroom and beat up the gateman of the level crossing.
They also barricaded Tongi-Kaliganj highway and halted the traffic for half an hour and vandalised two buses.
Locals took her to Bangladesh Medical College Hospital at Uttara where the on duty doctors declared her dead.