Staff Reporter:An intercity train derailed at Baramchal in Kulaura upazila on Sunday night, killing at least three passengers and injuring dozens more.
Yardous Hasan, officer-in-charge of Kulaura Police Station, said four bogies of Dhaka-bound ‘Upaban Express’ train from Sylhet veered off the tracks around 11:40pm after a culvert over the Barochhara Canal, 200 yards off Baramchal Railway Station, broke down.
Two of the bogies fell into the canal and one of them overturned, he said, adding that they recovered three bodies from the spot.
The accident also snapped Sylhet’s rail communications with other parts of the country, including the capital.
On information, firefighters and police rushed in, the OC told UNB from the spot.unb