The Financial Express

Locomotive strikes autorickshaw in Rangpur, four people killed

Published: March 30, 2020 16:23:25 | Updated: March 30, 2020 18:28:54

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At least four people have died in Rangpur’s Pirgachha upazila, after a locomotive ploughed into an autorickshaw on the level crossing, reports bdnews24.com.

The accident took place at the Anandanagar Rail Crossing. It left two persons, including the autorickshaw driver, dead on the scene on Monday.

The injured were taken to the Rangpur Medical College Hospital where two more succumbed to their injuries, Sub-Inspector (SI) Ziaur Rahman of Pirgachha Police Station informed.

A train from Kaunia rammed the autorickshaw when it reached Anandanagar level crossing at 12 noon on Monday, according to SI Ziaur.

Police are yet to identify the victims, he said, adding the bodies were sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital's morgue.


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