Two killed as train hits autorickshaw in Bhagalpur
  • This Section
  • Latest
  • Web Wrap
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 16:32
Bhagalpur: A woman and a five-year-old girl were killed and five others injured when a train rammed into an autorickshaw at an unmanned level crossing near Naugachia in Bhagalpur district Wednesday, official sources said.

15609 Seemanchal express from Anand Bihar in New Delhi to Jogbani in Samastipur on the Barauni-Katihar section suddenly hit the autorickshaw after its driver tried to cross the railway tracks at Mandauni Dhala near Naugachia, sources said, adding two of the passengers in the autorickshaw were killed on the spot.

The deceased were identified as Priyanka Devi (35) and Shavni Kumari (05), they said.

The autorickshaw was badly damaged.

The injured were admitted to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital where the condition of two was stated to be critical, sources said.


First Published: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 16:32

comments powered by Disqus