Youth killed as train hits him at Moghbazar

Published : 07 Jan 2024 10:15 PM

An unidentified youth was killed when a train hit him at Moghbazar railway gate in the capital.

The incident took place at around 12:00noon.

Moin Ahmed, a pedestrian who brought him to the hospital, said that the gate bar was lowered at the Moghbazar railway gate after seeing the train coming. The young man was crossing the railway gate talking on the mobile phone. At that time, he was knocked down by the train.

He was rescued and taken to Insaf Baraka Hospital. Later, he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctor declared him dead.

DMCH Police Camp assistant In-charge Mohammad Masud said ‘the identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. We recovered a bus ticket from his pocket where the name was written Shakil”.