Update July 7, 2019

Dhaka 11-42 am, 10-August, 2020

2 killed as Maitree Express hits truck

Mirajul Moin Joy

Two persons were killed and two others injured after a train hit a truck at Dakshin Khan area in Gazipur on Sunday morning, reports UNB.

The deceased are Soleman Hossain, a resident of Uttara, and Jakir Hossain, a resident of Netrokona.

Tongi fire service station officer Atiqul Islam said Dhaka-bound Maitree Express hits the sand-laden truck around 4:45am, killing Jakir on the spot.

The truck had broken down while crossing the tracks.

Locals rescued injured Soleman and took him to a local hospital. He died while being shifted to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

On information, two units of Tongi fire service rushed in and took part in the rescue operation.

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