|Published : 02 Dec 2016, 10:32:13|
Van-puller dies after being hit by train in Sirajganj
A van-puller was killed when a train hit his van at Jhaoil level-crossing in Kamarkhand upaizla of Sirajganj on Thursday.
Syed Iqbal, officer-in-charge of Railway Police, said a Dinajpur-bound 'Ekata Express' train from Dhaka knocked down the battery-run van at the level-crossing around 3:00pm, killing its puller Jinnah Mandal, 60, of Jarila village in sadar upazila on the spot.
The incident took place as there was no gateman at the level-crossing, the OC said.