Four persons mowed down by New Delhi-Puri Utkal Express in Jharkhand

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By ETV Bharat English Desk

Published : Jan 18, 2024, 8:54 PM IST

Updated : Jan 18, 2024, 10:09 PM IST

According to a police officer, four individuals were crushed to death by an express train on Thursday night outside Gamariah station in the Seraikela-Kharswan region of Jharkhand. He added that all of the victims lived in a slum close to the spot.

Four persons were crushed to death by the New Delhi-Puri Utkal Express on Thursday night outside Gamariah Station in the Seraikela-Kharswan region of Jharkhand.

Seraikela (Jharkhand): Four people were crushed to death by an express train outside Gamariah Station in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district on Thursday evening, a police officer said. The victims were all residents of a slum near the place of occurrence, he said.

According to official sources, the New Delhi-Puri Utkal Express was heading to Tatanagar Station. Meanwhile, due to dense fog near Gamharia Railway Station, four people were hit by a high-speed train while crossing the railway track at 6.55 pm.

On receiving the information, the Tatanagar Railway Protection Force (RPF) reached the spot and removed the bodies from the track. The local police and the RPF team also reached the spot and launched the rescue operation. Services of Vande Bharat Express, Duronto and a few other trains have been affected, area railway manager, Tatanagar, Abhishek Singhal said. (With PTI Inputs)

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