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Train Crushes 5 People To Death Near Howrah

Howrah (West Bengal), Mar 31: Five persons, including two women, were today knocked down and killed by a train when they were crossing the tracks at Santragachi railway station in Howrah district, The speeding Ranchi-Howrah

PTI [ Updated: March 31, 2012 19:13 IST ]
train crushes 5 people to death near howrah
train crushes 5 people to death near howrah

Howrah (West Bengal), Mar 31: Five persons, including two women, were today knocked down and killed by a train when they were crossing the tracks at Santragachi railway station in Howrah district,


The speeding Ranchi-Howrah Intercity Express knocked down the five people when they were crossing the tracks instead of using the overbridge at about 2:30 PM, South Eastern Railway sources said.

All the five died on the spot, they said.  Railway Minister Mukul Roy announced Rs two lakh as ex-gratia to the families of the victims, a South Eastern Railway spokesman said.

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