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1 killed, 25 injured as train hits bus in Chittagong

  • Published at 11:28 am September 2nd, 2018
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One person is killed and 25 others injured in a collision between a train and a bus in Baroiarhat area under Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong district on SundayCollected

The injured are being treated at different local hospitals

One person has been killed and 25 others have been injured as a train hit a bus in Baroiarhat area under Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong district.

Sunil Chakma, 60, was killed in the accident which occurred around 3:40am on Sunday.

Chittagong railway station Officer-in-Charge MoshtafizBhuiyan told the Dhaka Tribune: “Sunil died when Chiitagong-bound Bijoy Express hit a Khagrachhari-bound bus of S Alom Paribahan in the early hours of the day.”

He said: “The injured are being treated at different local hospitals.”

Mohammad Delwar Hossain, in-charge of Sitakunda outpost GRP, said: “The accident occurred due to the absence of a barrier in the level crossing.

“Railway communication was suspended in the area for two hours following the accidents.”