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Bijoy Express train derails in Cumilla, several hurt

Update : 17 Mar 2024, 16:03

At least nine compartments of Bijoy Express train derailed near Hasanpur Railway Station in Cumilla's Nangalkot on Sunday. 

The incident occurred at Tejer Bazar area of Dhalua Union of Nangalkot upazila around 2pm on today. 

Debasis Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Nangalkot Police Station, said several persons were injured after the Jamalpur-bound train from Chattogram derailed.

Around 30 people were injured, according to locals.

Following the derailment, train service from Chattogram to Dhaka, Sylhet, Jamalpur remained suspended while Chattogram-bound trains are plying through another rail track, police and railway officials said.

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