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2 female workers die in Jessore crash

WT24 Desk

Two female workers killed and 30 others were injured as a train hit a bus at Nawapara Taltala level crossing in Abhaynagar upazila in Tuesday night, reports news agency UNB.

The bus was returning from Akij Jute Mill with its workers on board said Abhaynagar police station officer-in-charge Abdur Rahim.

When the vehicle reached Nawapara Taltala level crossing a Jessore-bound speeding train from Khulna hit the bus around 10:30 pm, leaving two of the workers – Kadbanu, 52, and Nur Jahan, 50, dead on the spot and injuring 30, said Rustam Ali, station master of Nawapara Railway Station.

The injured were admitted to Abhaynagar upazila health complex. However, the train communication of Dhaka with the northern region remained cut off following the accident, Rustam Ali added.

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