Officers say the our bodies of not less than 17 folks had been recovered from a prepare crash outdoors the Bangladesh capital that will have occurred after one of many trains disregarded a pink sign
ByThe Related Press
October 24, 2023, 12:58 AM
DHAKA, Bangladesh — The our bodies of not less than 17 folks had been recovered from a prepare crash outdoors the Bangladesh capital that will have occurred after one of many trains disregarded a pink sign, officers stated Tuesday.
The rescue operation was halted early within the morning a day after rescuers and residents collectively extracted passengers from the wreckage, stated fireplace official Mosharraf Hossain at Bhairab, within the central district of Kishoreganj. He stated 26 others had been injured.
“Our fireplace service groups returned early Tuesday from the scene as there isn’t a probability of getting extra our bodies from the wreckage. The prepare service has additionally been restored,” he informed The Related Press by telephone on Tuesday.
The crash occurred when two rear coaches of the Dhaka-bound Egarosindur Godhuli Specific passenger prepare had been hit by a cargo prepare heading to Chattogram, senior fireplace official Azizul Haque Rajon stated Monday.
Authorities had been investigating the precise reason for the crash, however a senior Bangladesh Railway official indicated a pink mild could have been disregarded.
“The sign was most likely pink for the container prepare. Up to now, it appears that evidently the prepare overshoot the sign. The investigation committee will present a definitive reply after their investigation,” stated Md. Quamrul Ahsan, director common of the Bangladesh Railway.
Practice accidents are widespread in Bangladesh, blamed primarily on unsupervised railway crossings, poor signaling and dangerous monitor situations.