CU student loses both legs in shuttle train accident

Published: August 08, 2018 11:35:17 | Updated: August 08, 2018 20:58:25

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A Chittagong University (CU) student has lost both of his legs while trying to board a shuttle train at Sholoshohor Railway Station in the port city on Wednesday morning.

The victim - Md Rabiul Alam - is a student of the Sociology department of the university, according to a news agency report.

The accident took place when Rabiul was trying to board the university shuttle train around 8:00am, that left both of his legs severed, said Sub-inspector Jahirul Islam, In-charge of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Police Outpost.

Rabiul was rushed to CMCH immediately in critical condition, he added.

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