Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

Train- Bus collision: 9 killed including newlywed couple

Dhaka, July 15 (BAN/ AD): In a deadly accident between microbus and train at least nine people, including a newlywed couple, lost lives. The accident happened at the level crossing beside Panchakroshi Ali Ahmed High School at Ullapara upazila around 6:30pm on Monday.

Police say level crossing, situated on the north side of Salap Railway Station, has no gates. As per sources 9 people were killed at spot after the train, Dhaka-bound Padma Express, collided with the microbus. The victims include six men, two women and a child. Only the 25-year-old groom, Razan, and the 20-year-old bride, Sumaiya Khatun, have so far been identified.

As per locals microbus carrying newlyweds and their relatives were going to Kandapara at Sirajganj district town from Ullapara’s Ghatina.

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