Three people have been killed and another injured as a Sylhet-bound Paharika Express train hit a microbus in Jailkhanabari area under Bijoypur union of Sadar Dakkhin (South) upazila in Comilla.
One of the deceased was identified as Abu TAher, 55, of Sahapur of Comilla Sadar.
Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Dakkhin Police Station, said the accident took place in the area around 12:00 pm on Tuesday noon when Sylhet-bound Paharika Express train hit a microbus of Sentry Security Services while it was crossing the unauthorised rail gate of the rail track, leaving Abu Taher, one of the passengers of microbus, dead on the spot and two others critically injured.
One of the injured succumbed to his injuries on his way to Comilla Medical College and Hospital. And the other one also succmbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the hospital.