15 killed in 8 districts in road, rail crashes

Published: 29 Jan 2020 Updated: 29 Jan 2020   

Online Desk

At least 15 people were killed in road and train accidents in Gopalganj, Chattogram, Moulvibazar, Habiganj, Feni, Kurigram and Sylhet districts and the capital on Monday night and Tuesday.

According to reports reaching the UNB newsroom, three students were killed and another was injured after a train hit their bike at an unmanned level-crossing in Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee Md Yasin Sharif, 16, son of Farid Sharif, and Class-X students Md Rayhan Ruhin, 15, son of Ashraf Ali Mia, and Al Amin Khandakar, 15. They hailed from different villages of the upazila.

Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Kashiani Police Station, said the train smashed the motorcycle at the crossing at Biswanathpur around 2:30pm when the four students were trying to cross the rail tracks, leaving three of them dead on the spot and the other injured.

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