19 December 2020, Sat

12 killed as train hits bus in Joypurhat; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 19 December, 2020 as at least 12 people were killed and eight injured when a bus collided with a train in Joypurhat Sadar upazila today.

A passenger bus of Bandhan Paribahan collided with a Rajshahi-bound Uttara Express train from Parbatipur at Puranapoil rail crossing this morning that left 12 people killed and 6 others injured. I am.expressing deep condolence at this tragic mishap and extending sympathies to their mournful families. May Allah forgive them and bless them with Jannah. I am also praying for the quick recovery of injured victims.

I am urging the concerned authorities to probe into the accident and to take punitive measures against the involved personnel. I am also calling upon them to take due initiatives to ensure medical treatment of the injured victims.