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Train-microbus collision

Bride, bridegroom among 11 killed

UNB, Sirajganj
Bride, bridegroom 
among 11 killed

Ten members of a bridal party, including the bridegroom and bride, and the driver were killed and three others injured as a train smashed a microbus at an unmanned level crossing at Panchakroshi in Ullapara upazila yesterday evening. Six of the deceased were identified as bridegroom Rajon, 25, of Kandipara village in Sadar upazila, his aunt Nasima, 56, bride Sumaiya Khatun, 20, of Betkandi village in Ullapara, Altaf Hossain, 55, his son

Azam, 22, of Kandipara, and microbus driver Swadhin, 28, son of Montu Sheikh of Jamtail village in Kamarkhand upazila. Officer-in-charge of Sirajganj Government Railway Police Station Harun Majumder said the Dhaka-bound train from Rajshahi, 'Padma Express, crashed into the microbus around 6:45pm while it was trying to cross the rail tracks through the level crossing.

The accident left five microbus passengers dead on the spot while four others died on the way to the hospital and two succumbed to their injuries at hospital, he said.

Police and firefighters recovered the bodies and rescued the injured.

The acting Deputy Commissioner of the district M Tafazzal Hossain directed for providing financial assistance to family members of the victims.

The tragedy struck the bridal party while they were returning to bridegroom's house at Kandapara from bride's house at Betkandi after the marriage ceremony.

A pall of gloom descended on the locality following the tragic accident.

One killed in Bagerhat road crash

In Bagerhat, a truck driver was killed as his truck hit a roadside tree at Mulghor on Khulna-Mawa highway in Fakirhat upazila yesterday morning.

The deceased was identified as Kamal Hossain of Noornagar in Khulna. Katakhali Highway Police's Officer-in-Charge Md RabiulAlam said that the Barishal-bound goods-laden truck coming from Mongla crashed into a roadside tree after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving him dead on the spot and his helper injured. Fire Service members recovered the body and sent it to Khulna Medical College and Hospital for autopsy. Injured helper Shamim Hossain, 28, was also admitted to the hospital.

 

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