A young man lost his life after being hit by a train while trying to save his nephew in the south of Dhaka.
The accident took place at the Kasaibari railway gate in Dakshinkhan on Tuesday morning, the railway police said.
The name of the deceased is Manik Mia (30). He was an employee of a car tire shop. His house is at Faydabad intersection in Dakshinkhan.
Manik lost his life trying to save his wife’s elder sister’s baby. The child came to visit Manik’s house in Dhaka with his mother a few days ago from Brahmanbaria.
Manik’s wife Salma Aktar told bdnews24.com at Dhaka Medical College Hospital that her sister and seven-year-old nephew left for the airport railway station in the morning to return to Brahmanbaria. She and her husband Manik were also going to see them off.