Jhendah, Bangladesh: Collision with bus kills 11

1 Aug

Eleven people were killed and 50 others injured, ten of them critically, when a train collided with a bus on which a wedding party was travelling. The collision was on the Barobazar level crossing in Kaliganj, Jhenidah, at about 03.30 on August 1st, 2014. The crossing on which the accident occurred is manned and it has been confirmed that the initial investigation points towards the crossing keeper not lowering the barrier for the passage of the train that struck the bus.

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