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Day: September 11, 2014

TRAIN PLOUGHS INTO CROWD: 3 killed, 6 injured at Karwan Bazar
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TRAIN PLOUGHS INTO CROWD: 3 killed, 6 injured at Karwan Bazar

Shirshobindu News Desk: People gather around a basket full of bananas by the rail track after its owner was hit by a train at Karwan Bazar in the capital on Thursday. Vendors and hawkers selling their goods on the rail lines are a common scenario all over the country. Photo: Anisur Rahman Three persons including a banana trader were killed and six injured as a train ploughed through a crowd which gathered on the rail track near the Karwan Bazar kitchen market in Dhaka this morning. The accident took place around 8:45am when two trains -- Karnaphuli Express and Jamuna Express -- were passing by the area from opposite directions, Abu Ahmed, a gateman of Karwan Bazar rail crossing, told The Daily Star. Many pedestrians were on the rail track as the trains neared the point. Mohammad, who...