TANGAIL, Feb 22: An elderly man was crushed under a running train at Dhalatengar area under Kalihati upazila here on Monday morning.
He was identified as Ganesh Sutradhar, 90, son of late Rakhal Chandra Sutradhar of Rouha village in the upazila.
Eyewitnesses said Ganesh was going to the adjacent village to hear 'Kirtan' in the morning. On the way he was crossing the rail line at the said area when a Dhaka-bound train "Ekota Express" from Dinajpur dashed him, leaving him dead on the spot.
Tangail Railway Station Master Md Jalal Uddin confirmed the incident.