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Train crushes rail staffer

January 17, 2018 00:00:00

RAJSHAHI, Jan 16 (UNB): An employee of Bangladesh Railway was crushed under the wheels of a speedy commuter train in rail-gate area near city's railway station on Tuesday.

The deceased is identified as Altaf Hossain, 52, son of late Mir Sekandar Ali of Ghoramara area, has been working as an accounts auditor of Rajshahi Railway (West).

Officer-in-Charge of Rajshahi Ralway Police Station Sayeed Iqbal said the train coming from Chapainawabganj hit Altaf while he was trying to cross the level crossing at the Railway West Region Headquarter around 11am, leaving him dead on the spot.

Later, members of Rajshahi Fire Service and Civil Defense recovered the body and sent it to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital for autopsy, the OC added.

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