Dhaka, April 5 -- The death toll from a collision between a goods train and a truck in Feni's Chhagalnaiya has increased to six, including passengers travelling in front of the engine compartment.

Gateman Md Saidul, who fled after the incident, was allegedly absent when the truck got on the railway lines at the level crossing in the Muhuriganj Bridge Crossing area between Fazilpur and Muhuriganj railway stations on Friday morning, said Superintendent of Police Md Zakir Hossain.

The three victims who were travelling in front of the engine compartment are Rifat, 16, Sazzad, 16, and Din Mohammad, 22, from Cumilla's Chauddagram.

The others are truck driver Md Mizan, 32, from Barishal, his assistant Abul Khayer, 40, from Cumilla's Laksam, a...