Thursday, 28 September, 2023

Youth crushed to death by CU shuttle train

Youth crushed to death by CU shuttle train

Popular News

CHATTOGRAM: A youth was crushed under wheels of shuttle train of Chittagong University (CU) at Chowdhury Hat Railway Station under Hathazari upazila in the district on Wednesday afternoon.

The ill-fated was identified as Md Yasin, 30, son of Ataur Rahman of Paharika Residential Area of village Fatepur under the upazila.

Witnesses said Yasin got into the train from CU Station. When the train reached the Chowdhury Hat Station, he got down from the train and tried to get on the rooftop through the space between two compartments.

As the train started moving, Yasin lost his balance. He fell down on the rail track and crushed under the wheels.  The students and locals rushed him to a nearby clinic and later shifted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where the on-duty doctors declared him dead, said In-Charge Nurul Alam Ashek of the hospital police outpost.

The body was kept at the hospital morgue, he said.