9 killed in Bangladesh after train collision
July 16, 2019 | 9:15 PM
by Times TV

A newly-wed couple and at least seven other people were killed when a train rammed into a minibus at a crossing in Sirajganj's Ullapara upazila, Bangladesh.

Police said the fatal accident occurred at the Swalop rail crossing on the Dhaka-Rajshahi rail route at when the capital-bound Padma Express hit a microbus carrying a bridal party.

Nine people including the newly-weds died on the spot, police added.

The train directly hit the minibus when it was carelessly crossing the rail track, Kawshik Ahmed, Office-in-Charge of Ullapar told state media.

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