Train-covered van collision kills 2 in Gazipur
Published: 10:29 AM, 3 January 2018 Updated: 09:00 PM, 3 January 2018
Two people were killed and five others injured in a collision between a train and covered van at a level crossing in south Salna mollapara area of Gazipur city corporation on Tuesday night.
S M Rokibul Haque, Sub-Inspector of Jaydebpur Railway Police, said Khulna-bound ‘Chitra Express’ hit a covered van of ‘TM Fashion’ when it was crossing the rail track at Salna on Dhaka-Rajshahi route in the city around 9:30 pm. Two passengers of van dead on the spot and five others injured.
The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately.
The injured were taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital while two of them were referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Following the accident, train services of Dhaka with Rajshahi remained suspended for around two hours till 11:30 pm.