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Derailment suspends rail communication with Sylhet

Published: May 16, 2019 16:39:17 | Updated: May 16, 2019 19:48:56


The rail communications between Sylhet and the rest of the country remained suspended following derailment of a bogie of a local train in Mallikpur area of Fenchuganj upazila on Thursday morning.

Imam Hossain, station master of Maizgaon rail station said that the bogie of Sylhet-bound ‘Jalalabad Express Train’ from Chattogram veered off the tracks in the area around 11:30am, disrupting the train movement on the routes, reports UNB.

A relief train came to the spot around 12:30am and is trying to salvage the train, said the station master adding that it will take 2/3 hours.

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