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Three members of a family killed in Tangail train accident

Published : 12 Apr 2022 12:14 AM | Updated : 12 Apr 2022 04:08 PM

Three members of a family, including a child, were crushed to death under a train in Hatia area under Kalihati upazila of Tangail on Monday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Taybul Hossain, 43, son of Hamid Miah of Gartt village in Ghatail, his daughter Tahmina Begum, 24, and eight-month -old grandson Tauhid.

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Mostafizur Rahman, team leader of Elenga Fire Service and Civil Defense, said Taybul Hossain was returning home with his daughter and grandson from Kalihati upazila, when reached Hatia rail crossing area, at that time, his auto rickshaw was hit by the Jamalpur Express Train, leaving two dead on the spot and another was seriously injured.

Later, the injured succumbed to his injuries on way to Tangail General Hospital, he added.

Saiful Islam, in-charge of Tangail Railway Police, said the bodies would be handed over to the families after the legal process.

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