Four people were killed and eight others injured when a train hit a bus on an unauthorised railway level crossing at Sripur of Gazipur district Sunday morning, said police.
One of the deceased was identified as Rahima Khatun Priya, 22, a worker of Zaman Fashion Wears Ltd and wife of Julhas Mia of Baliapara village in the upazila while the identity of the others could not be known yet.
Sripur Railway Station Master Harun-ur-Rashid said Netrakona-bound ‘Balaka Express’ train from Dhaka hit the bus carrying RMG workers on Maijhpara railway level crossing around 7:15 am while it was passing level crossing, leaving one dead on the spot and eleven others injured.
Among the injured, three died on way to a local hospital. The other injured were admitted to a local hospital.
Gazipur deputy commissioner Anisur Rahman visited the spot.
A three-member probe body, headed by Additional District Magistrate, has been formed to look into the accident.