9 killed as train hits microbus in Ullapara

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9 killed as train hits microbus in Ullapara

9 killed as train hits microbus in Ullapara

At least nine people, including a newly married couple, have been killed and six others injured as a train hit a microbus on the rail crossing in Sirajganj's Ullapara upazila.

Of the deceased,  five are identified as- bride Sumaiya,17, bridegroom Rajan Hossain, 22, son of Altab Hossain, of Sadar upazila, Sumon, 25, Khokon, 20 and Tutul, 25. 

Ullapara Police Station SI Mosharraf Hossain said: "The incident happened in Panchakroshi area around 6:45 pm today when the Dhaka-bound Padma Express from Rajshahi hit a microbus. The injured have been rescued and sent to hospital for treatment." 

The rail communications between North Bengal and the rest of the country suspended due to the incident.