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Two killed as train hits bus in Chittagong
The overturned bus after the accident in Mirsharai on Sunday morning. UNB photo

Two killed as train hits bus in Chittagong

Chittagong, Sept 2 –Two bus passengers were killed and 25 others injured as a train hit the vehicle at Bariyarhat Level Crossing in Mirsharai Upazila of Chattogram early Sunday. One of the deceased was identified as Sunimal Chakma.
The accident occurred when Chattogram-bound ‘Bijoy Express’ hit a Khagrachhari-bound bus of ‘S Alam Paribahan’ in the area about 4 am, leaving the two passengers dead on the spot, said Robiul Azam, station officer of Mirsharai Fire Service and Civil Defence.
The accident halted rail communication on Dhaka-Chattagram route for two and half hours. It was not yet clear why the bus was on the level crossing and came under direct hit of the train.- UNB

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