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Bangladesh Train Collision: 15 Dead, 100+ Injured

Bangladesh Train Collision: A passenger train and a cargo train collided in Kishoreganj, resulting in at least 15 fatalities and several injuries. A passenger train and a goods train collided near Bhairab, which is around 80 miles from the capital Dhaka, causing the disaster. The collision happened when a cargo train destined for Chattogram and the Godhuli Express, which was traveling towards Dhaka, collided head-on. Following the catastrophe, train service to other regions of the nation was halted. According to witnesses who claimed that several people were stuck under the train, there is a possibility that several people would be hurt in the disaster, local media stated.

15 Dead, 100+ Injured in Bangladesh Train Collision

Bangladesh Train Collision: 15 Dead, 100+ Injured

“We have recovered 15 bodies, many of which are injured,” Sadiqur Rahman, a government administrator in Bhairab, told AFP. Rescuers claimed that they could still see victims crushed and trapped behind upturned trains. “The death toll will rise,” he predicted. He stated that at least 100 persons had injuries. According to accounts, several of the injured are lying beneath the shattered carriages.

Fire service officers arrived at the scene and launched a rescue effort, according to Reuters. According to the news agency and local police spokesman Sirajul Islam, the death toll might rise as rescue efforts continued. According to Mosharraf Hossain, a representative of Bhairab Fire Station, the number of fatalities might rise. He said that once locals and rescuers launched a rescue effort, at least 12 dead were found.

Three passenger carriages were overturned, according to local fire service authorities, who feared many people were trapped. A fire service official stated, “We expect to find more bodies as well as injured passengers during the rescue process,” adding that a crane-equipped rescue train had already left for the disaster scene.

At the accident scene, a rescue train with cranes has already departed.

Bangladesh Train Collision: 15 Dead, 100+ Injured

More than a dozen fire service units are engaged in rescue efforts. According to Shahjahan Sikder, the media coordinator for the Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence. Anowar Hossain, superintendent of the Dhaka Railway Police, was reported by the news source as stating. “A preliminary report showed that the goods train smashed into the Egaro Sindur from behind, striking two of the cars.

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