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Man crashed to death by train in Nilphamari

  • Our Correspondent
  • 19 January, 2023 12:00 AM
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NILPHAMARI: An EPZ worker was killed after being crushed by train wheels by Shimanta Express train in an unguarded level crossing near by Khairat Nagar railway station under Sadar Upazila of the district on Wednesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Nayanjali Roy, wife of Palash Roy of Sonaray Bera Kuthy village under Sadar Upazila of the district. He was an EPZ worker.

According to sources, a speedy train named as Shimanta Express hit her in an unguarded level crossing near by Khairat Nagar Railway Station and she died on the spot, while she has been going to her work place.

Talking to the Daily Sun, officer-in-charge (OC) of Railway Police station Mohammad Shafiul Islam confirmed the matter.

“An unnatural death (UD) case was filed at the police station in this connection. We handed over the body to deceased family after completed the legal activities”, he added.

However, at least 5 EPZ workers were killed by train wheel on the same unguarded level crossing on last year. But the concerned authority did not take any steps till now for protect it.