At least 4 people have been killed and dozens more injured when a commuter train derailed in Tongi of Gazipur.
The accident occurred in Tongi’s Notunbazar area around 12:15pm on Sunday, said Joydepur Railway outpost SI Md Raqibul Islam.
The train was going to Dhaka from Jamalpur when four bogies of the train derailed in Tongi.
The identities of the victims and the cause of the accident have not been confirmed.
The injured have been sent to various hospitals for treatment.
The accident also snapped rail communication of Dhaka with others parts of the country except Narayanganj.
Meanwhile, Railways Minister Mujibul Haque went to visit the spot.
“I have heard four people were killed falling from train roof after being panicked following the derailment of a bogy of the train,” the minister told reports at his secretariat office just after the accident.