Mirsarai, Chittagong: 11 Passengers of a Microbus were killed by a Train in Mirsarai Upazila of Chittagong District when the train hit them. Today, (July 29, 2022) the accident took place near Mirsarai Bartakia railway station around 1.30 pm.
Kabir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mirsarai police station, said that the microbus crashes by hitting a Train that was going from Dhaka to Chittagong. In the accident, 11 people died on the spot. On the other hand, three people were injured. It is said that the house of the victims is in Amanbazar area of Hathazari.
According to the police and some eyewitness sources, the accident took place on the way back after the bath from the tourist spot named Khaiyaachhara Jharna. They also said that the microbus was pushed about a kilometer after being hit by the train. All the injured were passengers of the microbus.
Meanwhile, railway sources said that the train was on its way from Dhaka to Chittagong. Divisional Transport Officer of Eastern Railway Ansar Ali said that the microbus enter the line while the train was crossing Baratakia. At this time, the microbus went some distance after hitting by the train.