3 die as train hits autorickshaw in Tangail

A running train rammed an autorickshaw at an unguarded level crossing across the Bhuapur-Tarakandi rail line

Tangail Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 11 Jan 2023, 07:54 AM
Updated : 11 Jan 2023, 07:54 AM

At least three passengers have died after a train hit an autorickshaw at an unguarded level crossing in Tangail’s Bhuapur Upazila.

The accident occurred in Depakandi across the Bhuapur-Tarakandi rail line, where the level crossing was left unmanned.

Another three people were injured in the accident that took place at 11:30 am on Wednesday, said Faridul Islam, chief of Bhuapur Police Station.

The officer put the death toll in the crash at five initially but the count was revised down to three later by Bhuapur Railway Station master Md Abdul Kader.

Police have yet to identify the dead and the injured, he said, adding the injured were moved to Tangail General Hospital for better treatment.

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