1 killed as train hits bus in Chittagong

1 killed as train hits bus in Chittagong

Chittagong, Sep 2 (Just News): A passenger of a bus was killed and 20 injured after a train rammed a bus at Bariyarhat Rail Crossing in Mirsharai upazila of Chittagong early today.

The deceased was identified as Sunirmal Chakma, 55, hailing from Khagrachhari district.

The incident occurred when Chittagong-bound train Bijoy Express hit a Khagrachhari-bound bus of S Alam Paribahan while it was crossing the railway tracks and dragged it almost 500 yards around 4:00am. The impact of the collision completely damaged the bus.

Of the injured, 15 people were being treated at Chittagong Medical Hospital and the rest were being treated at local hospitals in the area.

UNB adds, the accident halted rail communication on Dhaka-Chittagong route for two and half hours.