2 killed as Maitree Express hits truck
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.