Five run over by train in Rajasthan

Few passengers got down from the train on the railway track side instead of the platform side and were run over by the Gandhidham-Howrah superfast express which was passing at a high speed.

Published: 06th August 2017 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th August 2017 02:40 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JAIPUR: Five persons were run over by a speeding train at Sawimadhopur Railway Station in Rajasthan today.

Two others were injured in the incident, railway police said.

The victims were passengers of the Jaipur-Bayana Express which halted at platform no. 1.

Few passengers got down from the train on the railway track side instead of the platform side and were run over by the Gandhidham-Howrah superfast express which was passing at a high speed from the station, the SHO of GRP Railway station Kishanlal said.

Four of the five deceased were identified as Kamal (19), Nitesh (14), Man Singh and Mukesh (both 35), he said.

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