Atleast seven railway workers were killed and 25 injured when two freight trains collided at Saraknagar Koidanga area under Bhangrua Upzila in Sirajganj on Saturday night.
The accident disrupted rail communication between Sirajganj and Ishwardi for seven hours starting 11:00pm Saturday. According to railway officials, one freight train, on colliding with another, overturned.
Sources said, the two trains were of Ercon International, an Indian railway firm in charge of fitting railway tracks.
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