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Train collision: Turna Nishita loco master, two others suspended

Published: November 12, 2019 15:34:58 | Updated: November 12, 2019 20:20:12


The loco master of Turna Nishitha train and two other staff of Bangladesh Railway have been suspended after the fatal train crash at Mandbagh of Brahmanbaria that left 16 people dead and over 100 others injured.

Loco master Taser Uddin, assistant loco master Apu Dey and working guard Abdur Rahman were suspended, said Shariful Alam, senior information officer of the  railways ministry.

Dhaka-bound Turna Nishita from Chattogram collided with Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet around 3:00am, said Deputy Commissioner Hayat-Ud-Dowllah Khan, who visited the spot right after the crash, UNB reports.

“So far, 16 people have died in the deadly accident, but the figure may go up further,” the DC added.

Bangladesh Railway authorities have formed two committees and Brahmanbaria Deputy Commissioner one to investigate the deadly incident.

 

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