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Three run over by train in the capital

  • Published at 08:51 pm November 6th, 2014

A woman and her four-year-old daughter were run over by a train in capital’s Khilkhet area on Wednesday.

The victims are Rima Akhter, 25, wife of Nurul Islam and Taslima Akhter, 4.

On Wednesday evening, Taslima, her mother Rima, grandmother Fatema Akhter, 40 and Fatema’s mother Mahmuda Begum, 60 while crossing the Khilkhet railway tracks came under the wheels of a train and got severely injured. 

Rima died on spot while the injured were taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital   (DMCH) where Taslima died around 4am yesterday.

Government Railway Police Officer-in-Charge of Kamalapur police station Abdul Mazid said: “The four were run over while they were going to a relative’s place. They lived in the capital’s Khilkhet area.” 

Meanwhile, a sexagenarian was also run over by a train at the Gopibagh railway crossing around 10:30am yesterday. The dead person is yet to be identified.

Assistant Sub-Inspector of Dhaka railway police Abdul Kuddus said: “While crossing the railway lines he was run over and died on spot. He was wearing a white T-shirt and lungi.”

The body was sent to DMCH morgue for an autopsy.