May 26, 2024

Moon Desk: At least 20 people were killed and several others were injured after a container train collided with passenger train in Bhairab of Kishoreganj on Monday afternoon. The accident occurred when a container train headed towards Chattogram collided with the Dhaka-bound Egarosindhur Express at the Jagannathpur railway crossing, causing 20 people dead and many other injured.
Twenty bodies have, so far, been recovered from inside the wreckage of the three badly mangled compartments and the number of casualties could increase, he added.
Alim Hossain Shikder, Officer-in-Charge of Bhairab Railway Station, acknowledging the matter said being informed fire service personnel and police reached the spot and started rescue operations.

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