Printed on Thu Jun 30 2022 5:28:49 PM

Woman crushed to death by train in Kushtia

Staff Correspondent
death by train in Kushtia
A woman was killed when she fell while getting on a train at the Poradaha railway junction in Kushtia. The accident took place at platform number 1 of the junction around 10 am on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Zainab Khatun, 50. He was a resident of Uttar Magura village in Kushtia Sadar upazila.

Station Master of Poradaha Junction Shariful Islam said that the Kopotaksh train, which left Khulna a few minutes before 10 am, came to a halt at platform No. 1 of the station. When the train started moving towards Rajshahi at around 10 am, a passenger named Zainab Khatun tried to get on the train quickly.

At that moment, she inadvertently fell between the platform and the train. In this way, the train stops after at least 10 hands aside. The woman died on the spot.

Poradah Railway Police Station (GRP) Officer-in-Charge (OC) Manjer Ali said the body was recovered from the railway line. After the inquest, her body will be sent to the morgue of Kushtia General Hospital for autopsy.

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