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Woman killed being hit by locomotive in Dinajpur

An housewife was killed after being hit by a locomotive engine on the Parbatipur-Sayedpur railway track at Parbatipur upazila in Dinajpur district on Sunday afternoon.The accident took place near Parbatipur central locomotive workshop at around 3.00pm

The deceased was identified as Shefali Rani, 43, wife of late Alekante, a resident of Rampur Majhpara area under the upazila.According to the locals, the locomotive engine hit the woman when she was trying to protect his cattle from being crushed under the wheels of the moving engine, leaving her critically injured.She was taken to Parbatipur Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared her dead.Sayedpur Government Railway Police Station officer-in-charge Shafiul Azam confirmed the death matter, adding that they were looking into the matter.

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