A man and his two sons were killed and another was injured as a train hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Talshahar Rail Crossing under Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria on Sunday morning.
The deceased were identified as Sadek Mia, his sons Rubel Mia, 33 and Pabel Mia, 23 of Rajghar village at Natai Uttar Union in the upazila.
According to locals and police, the Dhaka-bound train of ‘Chittagong Mail Train’ from Chittagong hit the auto-rickshaw carrying the victims heading towards Ashuganj from the district town while it was crossing the Talshahar rail crossing at 4:30am, leaving two passengers Rubel and Pabel of the rickshaw dead on the spot and its two passengers injured.
Later, locals took the injured to Brahmanbaria General Hospital where duty doctor declared Sadek Mia dead.
Sub-inspector (SI) Dharmajit Singh of Ashuganj police station said being informed, they along with the officer-in-charge (OC) Azad Rahman rushed to the spot.
The bodies were sent to the hospital morgue, he added.
BDST: 1352 HRS, SEP 12, 2021