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2 motorcyclists killed in Kishoreganj train accident

  • Published at 11:21 pm November 15th, 2019
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Wreckage of the bike after Kishoreganj train accident UNB

The accident took place around 2pm on Friday

Two motorcyclists have been killed after being hit by a train at a level crossing at Mondolbhog village in Katiadi upazila of Kishoreganj.

The deceased are Borhan Uddin, 35, and Abdul Hamid, 50, a science teacher of Mirzapur Shaheed Alauddin High School, reports UNB.

Witnesses said Borhan defied the signal and tried to cross the level crossing around 2pm on Friday. 

Hamid, who was riding with Borhan, was killed on the spot when Dhaka-bound intercity Egaro Sindur Express hit the motorcycle.

Locals took Borhan to Katiadi Upazila Health Complex where doctors pronounced him dead.

Abdul Kayum, a witness, said there was no gateman at the level crossing.

Abdur Rahman Biswas, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kishoreganj railway police station, said the victims will be buried without autopsy at the request of their family members.