Train Accident / Horrific train accident in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh, 15 people died, more than 100 injured

Zoom News : Oct 23, 2023, 09:04 PM
Train Accident: A major train accident has occurred in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh, in which 15 people have died and more than 100 are said to be injured. The injured have been admitted to local hospitals, where they are being treated. The condition of some injured is critical. At the same time, rescue operation has been started to rescue the people trapped in the train.

According to the information received, there was a massive collision between a passenger train and a goods train in Kishoreganj, in which at least 15 people died and many others were injured. The accident occurred when a passenger train collided with a goods train at Bhairab, about 80 kilometers from the capital Dhaka. Local people say that many people are likely to be injured in the accident. He says that many people are trapped in the train.

Local media reports have claimed that many injured are trapped in the damaged coaches. Meanwhile, fire service personnel reached the spot and started the rescue operation. Local police officer Sirajul Islam says the death toll may increase as rescue operations continue. It has been told that this accident happened at around 4 pm. The negligence of the Railways has come to light as both the trains came on the same track, due to which the accident occurred.

Train accidents are common in Bangladesh, why do accidents happen?

Bhairab Fire Station officer Mosharraf Hussain says that the number of casualties may increase. Rescue workers and local people have started the rescue operation and till now bodies of 12 people have been recovered. Let us tell you that train accidents have become common in Bangladesh. Every day, information about some accident keeps coming to light. These accidents often occur due to poor signaling, negligence, old tracks or other dilapidated infrastructure.