One passenger died after the engine and seven coaches derailed in a train accident in Gazipur. More than half a hundred people were injured when several compartments of the train collapsed. The driver is among the injured. Imdadul Haque (57) and assistant driver. Green Mia (30). Both of them are under treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
At 11:30 today, both of them were rescued and brought to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. The matter was confirmed by the inspector in charge of police camp of DMK Hospital. Bachchu Mia He said that the driver and assistant driver who were injured in the train accident in Gazipur at around 11:30 am have been brought to the emergency department. They are currently undergoing treatment in the emergency department.
The driver Imdadul is the son of Ismail Hossain of Silimpur village of Kendua police station in Netrakona. And the assistant driver Sabuj Mia is the son of Abdul Quddus Mia of Maoha village of Gauripur police station in Mymensingh.
Mohanganj Express was derailed when the rail line was cut with a gas cutter in Gazipur for the purpose of sabotage. About 20 feet of the railway line was cut, said Gazipur Deputy Commissioner.
Gazipur Superintendent of Police Kazi Shafiqul Alam said that the police have started to investigate the incident and identify the vandals. A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is also at the spot. The district administration has formed a five-member investigation committee into the accident. The committee will report within three working days.