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Bangladesh Published At: 08 Jul 2024, 17:15 p.m.

Five fatally struck by train in Narsingdi

People are pictured near railway tracks where five died after being hit by a train in Narsingdi on Monday, July 8, 2024.

Two people hospitalized

At least five people were killed after being crushed by a train in Kamolpur village of Raipura upazila in Narsingdi early on Monday.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. 

Meanwhile, two injured people admitted to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital were receiving treatment.

Safayet Hossain Polash, officer-in-charge of Raipura police station, said locals spotted the bodies lying by the Dhaka-Chittagong railway track in the morning.

On receiving the information, the bodies were recovered from the spot and the injured were sent to the hospital, he said.

The OC said they might have been hit by the Dhaka-bound Titas Commuter train from Brahmanbaria’s Akhaura station which was scheduled to cross Narsingdi by 7am.

Further details will be shared later, he added.