Police member hit by train dies in city

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A police member died after being run over by a train in Moghbazar in the capital city on Monday, reports news agency UNB.

Deceased Md. Yusuf Ali Khan, 59, is from Bakerganj upazila in Barishal. He was a police constable on LPR (Leave Preparatory to Retirement).

Confirming the matter, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Dhaka railway police station, Md Iqbal Hossain, said Yusuf Ali died on the spot after being hit by the Brahmaputra Express train, leaving Dhaka at around 7:30 pm on the railway track between Moghbazar Dilu Road and FDC (Film Development Corporation).

He was walking along the rail line.

The body has been kept in the hospital morgue, ASI Iqbal said.