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7 coaches of Vijay Express derailed

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7 coaches of Vijay Express derailed

At least 7 coaches of Jamalpur bound Vijay Express train derailed in Comilla.  Photo: Independent TelevisionAt least 7 coaches of Jamalpur bound Vijay Express train derailed in Comilla. Rail traffic on the Dhaka-Chittagong route is closed.

The accident took place at Tejer Bazar near Nangalkot’s Hasanpur station around 1:30 p.m. today.

Deputy Assistant Engineer of Railway Comilla Liaquat Ali Majumdar confirmed the fact of the incident. He said, initially, it is thought that due to the excessive heat of the sun, the railway line in Tej Bazar Nangalkot area of ​​Comilla on the Dhaka-Chittagong railway line got bent. This is the accident. Three coaches fell off the railway line and fell on the adjacent land.

At least 7 coaches of Jamalpur bound Vijay Express train derailed in Comilla.  Photo: Independent TelevisionAccording to the railway police, 7 coaches of the train derailed in the accident. Train movement on Dhaka-Chittagong route is closed. If the rescue train comes from Akhaura or Chittagong and removes the coaches, the train movement will be normal.

However, no authorities have been able to report casualties in this accident so far.



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