Lonely Planet Writer

Empty train crashes into platform at Chittagong

Chittagong railway station.
Chittagong railway station. Image by Anis Ahmad / CC BY 2.0

A train from Dhaka has crashed into a platform at the main station in Chittagong, causing damage to a waiting room but no injuries. The train was empty at the time and the driver has been suspended pending an investigation. Bangladesh has a poor record on train safety, and accidents are common, though many are the result of sabotage by militant groups. Read more: thedailystar.net