4 including child killed as miscreants set train on fire in Dhaka’s Tejgaon

UNB, Dhaka:

At least four people including a child were killed as arsonists set fire to the Dhaka-bound Mohanganj Express train in the capital’s Tejgaon Railway station area early today.

Three carriages of the train were set on fire around 5:04 am, Shahjahan Sikder, deputy assistant director of Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters media cell, confirmed.

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On information, three firefighting units from Tejgaon Fire Station rushed to the spot and tame the blaze around 6:45 am, he said.

They recovered the bodies of the victims from one of the compartments, added the officer.

Of the deceased, two were identified as Nadira Akhter Popy, 35, and her three-year-old son, Yasin, said inspector Bachhu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police camp.