Two persons, including a woman, were killed in separate train accidents at Khilkhet and Dakshinkhan areas in the capital on Friday.
One of the deceased was identified as Nilkanti Rao, 23, a resident of Dakshinkhan area, while the identity of a woman victim could not be known immediately. The about 30-year-old woman who was clad in a borka, said Nazrul Islam, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Dhaka Railway (Kamlapur) Police Station.
The bodies were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy. Railway police said Nilkanti Rao was knocked down by a train when he was crossing rail line in Dakshinkhan area. He died on the spot.
Another train hit an unidentified woman at a rail crossing adjacent to Kuril Bishwa Road. The burga-clad woman also died on the spot. Two cases were filed in these connections.