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Train-microbus accident killed 2 in Comilla

Bdtodays Desk: Two people were killed and another was injured in a train-microbus clash in Comilla with a Sylhet-bound Paharika Express train. The accident happened in Jailkhanabari area under Bijoypur union of Comilla Sadar Dakkhin (South) upazila on Tuesday noon.

One of the deceased was identified as Abu TAher, 55, of Sahapur of Comilla Sadar.

Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Dakkhin Police Station, said the accident took place in the area around 12:00 pm when Sylhet-bound Paharika Express train hit a microbus of Sentry Security Services. The microbus was crossing the unauthorised rail gate of the rail track, leaving Abu Taher, one of the passengers of microbus, dead on the spot and two others critically injured.

Another injured succumbed to his injuries on his way to Comilla Medical College and Hospital. The condition of the injured, who is undergoing treatment at the hospital, is critical, the OC added.

Source: UNB

Bdtodays/ M, H/ 17 October, 2017

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