Three killed as train hits pick-up van in Gazipur
12 March 2015, Nirapad News: Three people including a college student were killed and six others injured as a train hit a pick-up van in Maizpara area in Sripur upazila of the district this morning.
The deceased were identified as college student Sikhor Ahammed, 19, of Niguari village, Mustafa Kamal, 55, of Sahednagar village under Gafargaon upazila in Mymensingh district and Jahangir Alam, 40, of Golaghat village under Sripur upazila of the district.
Police said they were travelling, hanging from the door of the Dhaka-bound commuter express train from Jamalpur when it hit an empty pick-up van stationed close to the railway tracks in the area at about 11 am.
Two died on the spot and seven other passengers of the train were injured as the train crashed into the van.
The injured were sent to Sripur Upazila Health Complex where another succumbed to his injuries.