Four people have died after a train rammed into an autorickshaw at an unguarded level crossing in Cumilla's Laksam.
The incident took place in the South Khila Tuguria area of the upazila around 10:30 am on Tuesday, according to police.
The victims were identified as Maksudur Rahman, 65, Mohammed Habib, 22, and Moiful Begum, 35, all passengers on the autorickshaw, and the driver of the three-wheeler, Shahidul Islam, 40.
Locals said another passenger was critically injured in the collision, but their identity could not be confirmed immediately, reports bdnews24.com.
A Noakhali Express train was on its way to Laksam when it slammed into the CNG-powered autorickshaw at the unmanned crossing, leaving the vehicle in a crumpled heap, according to SI Abul Hossain of Laksam Railway Police Station.
Three people on the autorickshaw were killed instantly while the other died in a hospital. The authorities cleared the track shortly after the incident to prevent any disruption to railway services, said Hossain.
The bodies of the victims have been handed over to their families.