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College student hit by train dies in Rajshahi

  • Our Correspondent
  • 21 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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College student hit by train dies in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: A 24-year-old college student was killed when a train hit him near the faculty of Fine Arts in Rajshahi University (RU) on Friday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Asadul Islam, son of Mukul Hossain of Mushroil of the city. He was a student of honours third year at Rajshahi College.

Witnesses said Asadul died while crossing a level crossing adjacent to the Faculty of Fine Arts when the Chilahati-bound Barendra Express ran over him around 3:00 pm.

However, police suspect that he might have committed suicide.

Emran Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Chandrima Police Station, the body has been kept at the police station.

It will be known after investigation whether it is an accident or suicide, the OC added.