Gazipur, July 7 (UNB)— Two persons were killed and two others were injured after a train hit a truck at Dakshin Khan area on Sunday morning.
The deceased were identified as Soleman Hossain, son of Hakim Ali of Uttara, and Jakir Hossain, son of Abdul Kuddus of Netrokona.
Tongi Fire Service Station Officer Atiqul Islam said Dhaka-bound Maitree Express hit the sand-laden truck around 4:45am, killing Jakir on the spot.
The truck had broken down while crossing the tracks.
Locals rescued injured Soleman and took him to a local hospital. He died while being shifted to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
On information, two units of Tongi Fire Service rushed in and took part in the rescue operation.