In Sreepur upazila of Gazipur, a mother with a baby in her lap jumped under the train and died. His two-year-old daughter was seriously injured at the time.
The incident took place in Katapul area near the railway station of the upazila around 8:30 am on Wednesday. The identities of the casualties were not immediately known.
According to the locals, the woman jumped under the moving train of Balaka Express from Dhaka to Mymensingh in Katapul area of Sreepur around 8:30 am with her baby girl. The woman died on the spot. Locals rescued the injured two-year-old girl and admitted her to Sreepur Upazila Health Complex.
Sreepur Railway Stationmaster Harunur Rashid said the railway police recovered the body and sent it to the hospital morgue for autopsy. The child’s hands and head were crushed.