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12 killed, over 100 injured in Brahmanbaria Train collision
Train collision - panic-stricken passengers running helter and skelter - Photo. UNB

12 killed, over 100 injured in Brahmanbaria Train collision

Dhaka, Nov 12 -At least 12 passengers were killed and over 100 others injured in a fatal collision of two trains on Dhaka-Chittagong route in Mandbagh area in the early hours of Tuesday.The deadly collision between Dhaka-bound Turnanishita from Chattogram and Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet occurred around 3 am, said Deputy Commissioner of the district Hayatuddowla who visited the spot right after the crash.
He said the casualty figure may go up.
Members of Fire Service from Brahmanbaria Sadar, Akhaura and Kosba rushed to the spot and carried out the rescue operation.
The injured were taken to hospitals in Kosba, Akhaura and in the district town.
The train services between Dhaka and Chattogram remain snapped following the accident.
Police Super of the district M Anisur Rahman also visited the spot. – UNB

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