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Collision halts Dhaka-Chittagong train service

Sun Online Desk     13th January, 2018 11:32:47 printer

Collision halts Dhaka-Chittagong train service

The rail communications of Chittagong with Dhaka remained cut off following a collision between a Demu train and a truck at Panusua in Sadar upazila in Comilla, UNB reports.

 

The accident took place around 9:30am on Saturday when the sand-laden truck hit the Comilla-bound Demu train at an unauthorised level-crossing, said Shafiqur Rahman, the station master of Comilla Railway Station.

 

Following the collision, the wheels of the train veered off the rail track, said the station master.

 

A Dhaka-bound train, 'Subarna Express', got stranded at Comilla Rail Station following the derailment.

 

A relief train from Akhaura was on its way to the spot to salvage the Demu train, he added.

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