Three train roof passengers killed being hit by bridge girder in Pabna
Pabna: At least four people were killed and five others injured after being hit by an overhead girder of Hardinge bridge while travelling on a train roof at Pakshi in Ishwardi upazila early Friday.
Two of the deceased were identified as Hakim, 17, son of Hafizar Rahman and Rabiul, 20, son of Jalaluddin of Shibganj upazila of Bogura district while the identities of others could not be known immediately, reports the UNB.
In-charge of Pakshi police camp, Shahidul Islam, said some passengers who were travelling on the roof of Khulna-bound Inter-city Chitra Express Train from Dhaka fell from the roof after being hit by the girder of the bridge at Pakshi and Bheramara link point.
Four of them died on the spot while five others sustained injuries, he said.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital.