3 die as train hits pickup van in Gazipur

The destroyed pickup vanProthom Alo

Three people were killed after their pickup van was hit by a speeding train at a level crossing in Pubail area of Gazipur district on Saturday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Mohsin, a trader, Midul, the pickup van driver, and his helper Jakir Hossain.

The Dhaka-bound train hit the pickup van in the morning, leaving all its three passengers dead on the spot, said sub-inspector Iqbal Hossain of Railway Police.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent them to the local hospital morgue for post-mortem.