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15 Killed As Train Rams Into Jeep At Unmanned Crossing

Hathras (UP), Mar 20: Fifteen people were killed and two others seriously injured when the Mathura-Kasganj Express rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing here this morning.The accident took place at the unmanned

PTI [ Updated: March 20, 2012 13:47 IST ]
15 killed as train rams into jeep at unmanned crossing
15 killed as train rams into jeep at unmanned crossing

Hathras (UP), Mar 20: Fifteen people were killed and two others seriously injured when the Mathura-Kasganj Express rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing here this morning.


The accident took place at the unmanned railway crossing near Madu Railway Station at 7:19 AM in the district.

The jeep was carrying 17 passengers, Superintendent of Police Chandra Prakash said.

While 15 people were killed on the spot, two of the injured have been admitted to a hospital, he said. 

Railway sources in Delhi said the mishap took place when the jeep tried to cross the track even as the train was approaching.

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