Chuadanga, Oct 27 : At least seven people, including women and children, were injured when an India-bound freight train hit a microbus at Darshana on Sunday night.
Sukumar Biswas, officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Model Police Station, said the accident took place around 7pm at the rail-crossing near Jaynagar checkpost.
The injured passengers were identified as – Fatema Khatun, 6, Yamin, 7, Nasima Khatun, 45, Mizanur Rahman, 45, Moinul Islam, 42, Abdul Hannan, 49, and Torikul Islam, 22. All of them are residents of Meherpur’s Gangni Upazila.
Border Guard Bangladesh troopers rescued and took them to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital.
Dr Shamima Yasmin, duty doctor at the hospital, said three of the injured are in critical condition. They will be transferred to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, she added.