Six persons killed as train hits jeep in Madhubani

Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 16:06

Madhubani: Six persons were killed and as
many injured when the Nizamuddin-Jainagar Garib Rath Express
rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing near
Bharia-Bishanpur village in Bihar`s Madhubani district, a
police official said.

The mishap took place when the jeep carrying about 15
supporters of Veena Devi, a candidate for the mukhiya`s post,
tried to cross over to the other side of the railway line when
the speeding train hit the four-wheeler, Deputy Superintendent
of Police (DSP) Karmlal said.

While six persons were killed on the spot, as many
others sustained severe injuries, he said.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for
treatment where their condition was stated to be critical,
Karmlal said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 16:06

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