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Five killed after being run over by locomotive in UP

News Agencies | Updated on: 26 February 2018, 11:32 IST
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Five people were killed and two were critically injured after being run over by a train at Pilkhuwa railway station in Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh.

The deceased, while crossing a railway track, was run over by a locomotive train yesterday near Pilkhuwa crossing.

Police said the victims, were either sitting on railway tracks or were trying to cross the railway tracks when the incident took place.

"We have information on five deaths and two others have been injured who have been rushed to the hospital. The victims were on railway tracks when a goods' train was coming from one side," Superintendent of Police (GRP Moradabad), SC Dubey told ANI.

"In order to avoid the train, they moved to the other track where they were run over by a locomotive," Dubey added.

A case has been registered in this matter.

--ANI

First published: 26 February 2018, 11:32 IST
 
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