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Youth dies trying to get on moving train, then falling under it

An unidentified youth died after he slipped while trying to board a moving train and then falling under it in Joypurhat Railway Station this afternoon.

Another person was injured in the incident.

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Moktar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Santahar Railway Police Station, confirmed the matter.

The youth slipped while trying to board the Rajshahi-bound Banglabandha Express train from Panchagarh and fell under the train and was left dead on the spot, the OC said.

Another person was seriously injured in the incident and was taken to Joypurhat Modern District Hospital, from where he was shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated.

Police recovered the body of the deceased from the spot and sent it to morgue for autopsy, the OC also said.

The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately, he added.