News

 

Scarborough woman killed in Bangladesh

An aspiring doctor from Scarborough has been killed by a train in Bangladesh

An aspiring doctor from Scarborough has been killed by a train in Bangladesh.

21-year-old old Jerin Mir was a student at the Medical College for Women & Hospital.

Jerin's uncle told the The Daily Star newspaper she'd come to Bangladesh last year, while her family stayed in Canada.

He says she was taking a walk with a friend near the Cantonment railway station in Dhaka when she was hit around 6:30pm Saturday.

Jerin was pronounced dead in hospital.

Police say they are speaking to her friend to find out exactly what happened.

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. Kim K posted on 01/13/2013 05:36 PM
    This is so sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family .
showing all comments

Your GTA

Sign Up For Breaking News Alerts

Becoming a member only takes 60 seconds! Members get access to exclusive information and products that non-members do not, including concert ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming entertainment events, movie screening passes, music giveaways and more!

Login with Facebook

Today's Poll

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri yelled "F*** Brooklyn" to fans in Maple Leaf Square Saturday before the team's playoff game vs the Nets. He has apologized. Do you think Ujiri went too far to get fans amped up?

Voting is restricted to one vote every 24 hour(s) VoteResults

Top Stories

Video

Facebook

Twitter