According to locals, 09 (nine) bogies of the Rangpur Express train were dislodged near Ullapara railway station and three (03) bogies were set on fire immediately. It was reported that a total of three bogies with engines were set on fire and fire service personnel were working to control them. Due to the accident, railway links in the north of the capital are closed.
Earlier on Tuesday (November 12, 2019), at 3am (three o’clock), at the Mandabag Railway Station in Kasba Upazila, 16 people were killed and over 100 injured in Brahmanbaria District Sadar Hospital. Railway Minister Nurul Islam, who visited the scene, blamed Turna Nishitha’s master. Simultaneously, Turna Nishitha’s Master and Assistant Master were dismissed.
- The latest condition has been reported – three people were critically injured and more than 100 injured in the accident.
Watch the video of the place below-