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11 killed as train hits microbus in Chattogram

Staff Correspondent  |
Update: 2022-07-29 15:47:37
11 killed as train hits microbus in Chattogram

At least 11 passengers of a microbus were killed and four others injured as a train hit a microbus at a rail crossing in Chattogram's Mirsarai area on Friday (29 July).

The incident occurred around 1:30pm in Borotakiya area of Mirsharai.

According to locals, the microbus got hit by the Chattogram-bound Mahanagar Provati express while trying to cross the railway line at a high speed and dragging it several hundred metres down the railway track.

Mirsrai Police Station Sub-Inspector Syed Ahmed said that 11 passengers of the microbus were killed in the collision. 

“4 people have been sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital,” he added.

BDST: 1548 HRS, July 29, 2022

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