Brahmanbaria train accident: Identities of 14 deceased revealed

Sun Online Desk

12th November, 2019 03:42:57 printer

Brahmanbaria train accident: Identities of 14 deceased revealed

Fourteen people out of the 16 people who were killed in Brahmanbaria train accident on early Tuesday, have been identified.

They are: Mujibur Rahman, 55, and his wife Kulsum Begum, 30, of Hajiganj upazila; Farjana, 15, of Sadar upazila in Chandpur; Sohamoni, 3, of Brahmanbaria Sadar; and Jaheda Khatun, 30, of Akhaura in Moulvibazar; Yasin Arafat, 12, of Sadar upazila; Sujan Ahmed, 24, of Chunarughat upazila; Md Al Amin, 30, of Baniachang upazila, Ali Mohammad Yusuf, 32, of Sadar municipality; Adiba, 2, of Baniachang upazila in Habiganj district; Kakali, 32, of Haimchar in Chandpur district; Mariam, 4, of Haimchar in Chandpur district; Peyara Begum, 32, of Chunarughat in Habiganj district; Sohamoni, 03, of Brahmanbaria Sadar.

Among the deceased, the bodies of Mujibur and his wife, Yasin Arafat, Sujan and Jaheda were handed over to their families.

At least 16 passengers were killed and over 100 others injured in a fatal collision of two trains on Dhaka-Chattogram route in Mandbagh area of Kasba in Brahmanbaria on early Tuesday.

The deadly collision between Dhaka-bound Turnanishita from Chattogram and Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet took place around 3am, said Deputy Commissioner Hayat-Ud-Dowllah Khan, who visited the spot right after the crash.