On 29 July, Chattogram-bound Pravati Express train rammed a microbus that was returning from Khaiachhara waterfall in Mirsharai with 15 students and teachers of RNJ coaching center of Hathazari on board. The train rammed into the vehicle and dragged it about a kilometre away, killing 11 on the spot.

Witnesses and passengers of the train alleged that there was no barrier in place as the gateman was absent during the accident.