2 killed in Gazipur train crush...

2 killed in Gazipur train crush

 Kaliganj (Gazipur) Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:49 PM, 18 January 2022  

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Two youths were killed in a train crush  at Kaliganj in Gazipur on Tuesday morning.

The accident took place at Chuariakhola and Taltia areas near Arikhola and Pubail railway station as the train derailed from track.

The identities of the two slain youths have not been ascertained yet. However, one of them is estimated to be around 24-25 years old and the other is 35-36 years old, said Emaidul Jihadi, in-charge of Railway Police Narsingdi outpost.

He said a young man was travelling on the Chattogram-bound Karnafuli Express train on the Dhaka-Chattogram-Sylhet railway line in the morning. After crossing the Doripara rail crossing on that road, he fell when the train jumped in Chuariakhola area near Arikhola railway station. He was killed on the spot.

Meanwhile, another youth was killed in Taltia area near Pubail station being slain under the Chattogram-bound Sonar Bangla train.

Emaidul Jihadi further said that the two bodies were recovered and sent to the morgue. The bodies will be buried in the graveyard next to the railway station if the whereabouts are not found after the autopsy.