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Fatal train collision in Brahmanbaria kills 15, injures over 100

12 Nov 2019, 09:19

NTV Online

At least 15 passengers were killed and over 100 others injured in a fatal collision of two trains on Dhaka-Chattogram route in Mandbagh area here early Tuesday.

The deadly collision between Dhaka-bound Turnanishita from Chattogram and Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet took place around 3:00am, said Deputy Commissioner of the district Hayatuddowla who visited the spot right after the crash, the UNB reported.

He said the casualty figure may go up.

Members of Fire Service from Brahmanbaria Sadar, Akhaura and Kosba rushed to the spot and carried out the rescue operation.

The injured were taken to hospitals in Kosba, Akhaura and in the district town.        

The train services between Dhaka and Chattogram remain snapped following the accident.  

Police Super of the district M Anisur Rahman also visited the spot.