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Trains collide in central Bangladesh, killing at least 15 and injuring scores of others

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A cargo train has hit a passenger train outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka in a crash that killed 15 people and injured scores. Rescuers joined residents in extracting passengers from the wreckage of the train cars at Bhairab, in the central district of Kishoreganj. The collision happened at 3:30 p.m. Monday. Fire officials say the bodies of at least 15 people had been recovered and the number of casualties could increase. Train service to other parts of the country has been suspended. It’s not immediately clear what caused the crash.

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