8 fire engines units brought the Benapole Express train fire under control at 10:22 PM, Fire Service and Civil Defence duty officer Rakibul Hasan asserted on Friday. The fire was first reported at approximately 9 PM when the train was passing through Gopibagh.
Officials of the fire service brought out four bodies from the train. According to railways source, the Benapole Express (795), which departed from Benapole at 1 PM, was on its way to Dhaka with a scheduled arrival time of 8:45 PM.
Source: Somoy TV