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Three suspended for the Kasba train crash

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Staff Reporter : Bangladesh Railways on Tuesday suspended three officials responsible for the Kasba train crash which killing at least 16 people.

Shariful Alam, senior information officer of railways ministry said that the suspended employees are Turna Nishita’s loco master Taser Uddin, assistant loco master Apu Dey and working guard Abdur Rahman.

Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet and Dhaka-bound Turna Nishita Express from Chattogram collided on Tuesday around 3:00am.

The Railway minister Nurul Islam Sujan said while visiting the spot around 11am said the Turna Nishitha loco master was responsible for the incident as he ignored the signal which led the train crash.

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