3 killed falling off roof as train derails in Gazipur

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At least three people have been killed falling from train roof after it derailed in Gazipur’s Tongi on Sunday.

The deceased could not be identified immediately.

Police of Kamalapur Government Railway Police (GRP) said, a Dhaka-bound ‘Commuter Train’ from Jamalpur derailed in the area, leaving three of its passengers who were travelling on its roof dead on the spot.

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The accident also snapped rain communication of Dhaka with others parts of the country except Narayanganj.

Meanwhile, Railways Minister Mujibul Haque went to visit the spot.

“I have heard four people were killed falling from train roof after being panicked following the derailment of a bogy of the train,” the minister told reports at his secretariat office just after the accident.

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