Four killed, over 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment

Four killed, over 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment

The passenger train was heading to Dhaka, when the crash occurred.



By IANS

Published: Mon 24 Jun 2019, 7:01 AM

Last updated: Mon 24 Jun 2019, 3:29 PM

At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday.
The fire service official told Xinhua news agency that the accident took place at around 11.50 pm on Sunday.
According to the official, one of the carriages of the Upaban Express, heading to Dhaka from Sylhet, fell into a canal while two others fell close to the canal's banks.
According to the official, rescue services were at the scene and the death toll might increase.

The cause of the accident is being investigated.


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