Dhaka, Oct 23 (UNB) - The rail communications of Khulna with other parts of the country were restored after around three and half hours of suspension following an accident in Noapara of Abhaynagar upazila on Tuesday morning.
The accident took place around 7:35 am when Rajshahi-bound ‘Kobotak Express Train’ from Khulna hit a truck while it was passing through an illegal rail crossing, leaving the train engine dysfunctional on the tracks, said Station Master Md Mohsin of Noapara Railway Station.
However, the rail communication was restored around 10:55 am after clearing the route, said the station master.
Gaibandha, Oct 23 (UNB) – A female college student was killed in a boiler blasted incident at Paschimpara in Sadullapur upazila on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Sharmin Akhter.
Borhan Uddin, officer-in-charge of Sadullapur Police station, said the boiler of a rice mill owned by a Reza Mia went off with a big bang in the morning, injuring Sharmin while she was passing besides the mill.
Later, she died on the way to Rangpur Medical College Hospital, he added.
Dhaka, Oct 23 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested three young men along with 40,800 Yaba tablets from Mohammadpur area in the city on Monday evening.
The arrestees were identified as Mohammad Parvez, 27, Masudur Rahman, 30 and Masum Miah, 20.
Major Mohammad Ali, second-in-command of Rab-2, said a team of Rab conducted drive at a flat in the second floor of the 3-storey building around 7:35 pm and arrested the trio along with the Yaba tablets.
Dhaka, Oct 23 (UNB) – A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident in the city’s Hatijheel area on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Redwanul Kabir, 30, son of Mannan Kabir of Mansurabad Housing in Adabar.
Inspector Golam Azam of Hatirjheel Police Station said the motorbike skidded off the road and overturned on the over bridge near Mahanagar Project area around 7 am, leaving Redwanul critically injured.
Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the duty doctors declared him dead.