Update March 22, 2018

Dhaka 3-52 pm, 14-May, 2021

2 men crushed to death by train in Rajshahi

Mirajul Moin Joy

22 March 2018, Nirapad News: Two men were crushed to death by a train at Belpukur level crossing in Putia upazila of Rajshahi on Wednesday afternoon, reports news agency UNB.

The deceased are Korban Ali Mondal, 75, of Belpukur village, and Shamsul Alam, 65, of Tatalpur village in the upazila.

Korban tried to cross the rail tracks carelessly around 4:00pm when a speedy train was approaching him. Sensing impending danger, Shamsul rushed in to save him, said Kabirul Islam, Inspector (Investigation) of Belpukur police station.

However, both of them were crushed under the wheels of the train, leaving them dead on the spot, he said.

The bodies were sent to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital for autopsy.

Rajshahi Railway police station officer-in-charge Sayeed Iqbal said a case was filed over the accident.

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