2 killed as train hits motorcycle

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Two persons were killed after a train hit a motorcycle at Kakina Kajirhat rail crossing point on Lalmonirhat-Burimari route of Bangladesh Railway in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat on Friday, reports BSS.

Kaliganj police station officer-in-charge Mokbul Hossain said the accident occurred when the Burimari-bound Intercity Kartoa Express train from Lalmonirhat hit the motorcycle there around 5:30pm.

Local people rushed injured motorcyclist Abul Kalam Azad, 38, and his companion Atikuzzaman Titu, 40 to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where on-duty physician declared Azad, son of a certain Abu Bakar of Gajoghontha area in Gangachara upazila of Rangpur, dead.

Injured Atikuzzaman was shifted to Rangpur Prime Medical College Hospital for improved treatment but he succumbed to his injuries there.

Atikuzzaman, son of Abdul Gafur of the Gajoghontha area in Gangachara upazila, was a senior officer at Ulipur Branch of Ansar-VDP Development Bank in Kurigram district.

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