Two people were killed and five others injured after Khulna-bound train Chitra Express hit a covered van at a level crossing at Salna on Dhaka-Rajshahi route in Gazipur on Tuesday night.
Quoting witnesses, sources at the Government Railway Police said the accident took place when the covered van of TM Fashion was crossing the railway tracks around 9:30pm.
Two passengers of van had died on the spot. Their identities are yet to be ascertained.
Following the accident, train services between Dhaka and Rajshahi remained suspended for around two hours till 11:30pm.
The injured were taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital. Two of them were later sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.