Rajdhani train driver injured in stone-pelting

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 12:26

Kokrajhar: The driver of the
Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express was seriously injured when
unidentified persons pelted stones on the moving train in
lower Assam`s Chirang district this morning.

Police sources said the unidentified persons threw
stones on the Dibrugarh-New Delhi bound down Rajdhani near
Basugaon railway station around 8.30 AM. The injured driver, S
N Chakravorty, has been admitted to a hospital.

The train was stopped at Basugaon railway station and
resumed its onward journey after 40 minutes. Train services
in the area were disrupted, the sources said.

One person has been rounded up for questioning, the
sources added.

The reason for the stone-pelting was not immediately


First Published: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 12:26

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