Mumbai: Minor girl killed by speeding train
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Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 00:45
Thane: A six-year-old girl was was run over by a speeding train in Mumbra here on Monday evening, railway police said.

The incident took place at around 5.30 pm when Asmita Dashrath Shingare, who had gone with her mother to take a darshan of Lord Shiva on the occasion of Mahashivratri at Khidkaleshwar, returned to her locality.

While her mother was paying rickshaw fare, Asmita suddenly ran up to the nearby railway tracks and was hit by a speeding local train, police said.

Following the incident, the nearby residents held a 'rail roko' for about an hour.

The agitating people demanded a foot-over-bridge be constructed soon.

Thane railway police have registered a case of accidental death.


First Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 00:45

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