Man dies in Mymensingh train accident

Publish: 7:28 PM, December 7, 2021 | Update: 7:28:PM, December 7, 2021

MYMENSINGH,  – A man was killed and four others were injured when a train hit a battery-run auto rickshaw in Moilakanda rail crossing area in Gouripur upazila of the district this noon.

The deceased was identified as Rafiqul Islam, 40, son of Suruj Ali, a resident of Kunuria village of the upazila. The accident occurred in the area at around 12.45 pm when a Dhaka-bound train from Jaria hit the auto-rickshaw, leaving its five passengers injured, said Mamun Rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Government Railway Police in Mymensingh.

The injured were sent to a local hospital where Rafiqul succumbed to his injuries. Two of the injured were shifted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital