2 motorcyclists killed in train accident

United News of Bangladesh . Kishoreganj | Published: 00:04, Nov 16,2019


Two motorcyclists were killed after being hit by a train at Mondolbhog railway crossing at Katiadi in Kishoreganj on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Borhan Uddin, 35, and Abdul Hamid, 50, a science teacher of Mirzapur Shaheed Alauddin High School.

Witnesses said Borhan defied the signal and tried to cross the rail line around 2:00pm. Abdul was killed on the spot when Dhaka-bound inter-city Egaro Sindur Express hit the motorcycle.

Locals took Borhan to Katiadi Upazila Health Complex where doctors pronounced him dead.

Abdul Kayum, a witness, said there was no gateman at the railway crossing.

Kishoreganj government railway police officer-in-charge Abdur Rahman Biswas said at the request of family members of the victims, the deceased will be buried without post-mortem examination.

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