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Rail minister: Moulvibazar train accident victims’ families to get Tk1 lakh each

  • Published at 06:16 pm June 26th, 2019
Web_Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan
File photo of Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan

He also said the families of the injured will get Tk10,000 each

Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan has said the government will give Tk1 lakh each to the families of the four dead passengers of the recent Moulvibazar train accident.

He also said the families of the injured will get Tk10,000 each. 

Minister Sujan made the announcement on Wednesday, while visiting the victims at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital.

Replying to a question about the investigation’s progress, the minister said: “A probe committee has been formed to investigate the matter. Proper action will be taken against any irregularity or negligence.”

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin accompanied the railway minister on the visit.

Four people were killed and more than 100 were injured as the intercity Upaban Express derailed on a bridge over Borochhera canal at Boromchal in  Moulvibazar’s Kulaura Upazila on June 23.