Train accident: Each deceased's family to get Tk 1 lakh
Published : 26 Jun 2019, 13:46
The government will provide Tk one lakh to each family of the passengers who died in the fatal train accident in Moulvibazar on June 24. Besides, the families of the injured will get Tk 10,000 each.
Railways Minister Advocate Md Nurul Islam Sujon made the announcement to provide the compensation while visiting Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital (SOMCH) this morning (Wednesday).
The minister reached the hospital at around 10:00am and talked to injured people and also inquired about their health condition of the Kulaura train accident.
He was accompanied by Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin, Director of Sylhet M A G Osmani Medical College and Hospital Brig Gen Md Younusur Rahman and Sylhet Deputy Commissioner Quazi M Emdadul Islam, among others.
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