Autorickshaw Rams Into Train, Two Killed

Two matriculation examinees were killed and six others injured today when an autorickshaw rammed into a speeding train at an unmanned crossing at a place under the East-Central Railway (ECR), a GRP officer said.

Published: 12th March 2014 02:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th March 2014 02:18 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Two matriculation examinees were killed and six others injured today when an autorickshaw rammed into a speeding train at an unmanned crossing at a place under the East-Central Railway (ECR), a GRP officer said.

The mishap took place at Sishwan village when the 55224 Samastipur-Katihar passenger train rammed into an autorickshaw at the railway crossing under Bachhwara - Samastipur section of the ECR after the vehicle was stuck due to mechanical problems, the police said.

A board examinee Shaimul Nisha died on the spot, while Md. Alamgir succumbed to injuries in a hospital, he said.

Six others, comprising the autorickshaw driver, examinees and their wards sustained injuries, he said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and the injured persons admitted to a hospital, Kumar said.

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