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Sylhet rail communication snaps due to derailment
Sylhet, 29 Dec, Abnews: The rail communication of Sylhet with other parts of the country has been suspended following derailment of compartment of an oil-laden train at Shayestaganj in Habiganj.
 
The derailment took place at Daudnagar rail gate on Friday morning, said Shayestaganj Railway Station master Saiful Islam.
 
Saiful Islam said that the oil-laden train was moving towards Sylhet from Dhaka. At one stage, one of it’s compartments derailed at about 10:30am, halting Sylhet’s rail communication with Dhaka and Chittagong.
 
Local transport plying is also snapped as the train stuck at Shayestaganj railway gate.
 
A salvage train from Akhaura went to the spot to recover the oil-laden train, said the station master.
 
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