Three students killed as train hits macrocycle in Gopalganj

Sun Online Desk

28th January, 2020 05:22:27 printer

Three students killed as train hits macrocycle in Gopalganj

Three tenth-grade students were killed and another was severely injured when a train rammed their macrocycle at Biswanathpur rail crossing in Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Md Yasin Sharif, 16, son of Md Farid Sharif, Md Rayhan Ruhin, 15, son of Md Ashraf Ali Mia and Al-Amin Khandokar, son of Md Labu Khandokar of the upazila.

All of the victims are tenth-grade students of Joynagar High School of Kashiani upazila.

Injured Md Sohan, son of Md Ahad Talukder of the upazila, also a student of the school and sustained critical injuries in the incident.

Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kashiani Police Station, said the train crashed into the motorcycle at the crossing at Biswanathpur around 2:30pm when the trio was trying to cross the rail tracks, leaving them dead on the spot.

The bodies were sent to Kashiani Health Complex, he said.

 

(With input from UNB)


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