Rail link suspended
Train hits truck in Nilphamari, 1 killed
Published : Tuesday, 24 August, 2021 at 4:04 PM Count : 299
A truck helper was killed and two people were injured when a train hit the vehicle in Doamr upazila of Nilphamari on Tuesday morning.
Meanwhile, rail communication of Nilphamari with the rest of the country remained suspended till filing of this report around 2:30pm.
The deceased was identified as Shakil Hossain, 22, hailed from Naogaon district.
The injured are truck driver Hasan Mahmud, 35, and a brick trader Anisur Rahman, 40. They are undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
Locals said a Khulna-bound mail train dashed the brick-laden truck when it was passing Kazirhat level crossing in Chilahati Station around 7am, leaving Shakil dead on the spot and injured two others.
Chilahati Rail Station master Ashraful Islam said a rescue train from Parbatipur is trying to clear the railway track.
Train communication of the route would resume as soon as the track cleared.