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Schoolboy killed in train accident while taking selfies

  • Published at 08:20 pm February 16th, 2020
Train Accident Kuril
Photo shows the deceased Imran (Right) and the injured is Al Rafi (Left), both students of Golakandile Mujibur Rahman High School Collected

The accident has left his fellow classmate injured

A schoolboy has been killed and another injured after they were hit by a train while taking selfies in Dhaka's Kuril area.

The accident took place on Sunday.

The deceased Imran, 16, was son of Shah Alam from Rupganj upazila, Narayanganj, and the injured is Al Rafi, 16, both students of Golakandile Mujibur Rahman High School.

Dhaka Railway (Kamalapur) police station (airport outpost) Sub Inspector (SI) Mohiuddin confirmed the matter.

He said: "The duo got injured while taking selfies on the rail line. 

"Their classmates rushed them to Kurmitola General Hospital where on-duty doctors declared Imran dead. Rafi is still undergoing treatment," the SI added.

Imran's body was sent to Dhaka Medical College morgue for an autopsy, he added.