Jaipur: Seven persons including a woman
were today killed when a goods train rammed into a tractor at
an unmanned railway crossing in Rajasthan`s Jalore district.
All seven victims belonged to Khera village and
Modra-ki-Dhani in Jalore district, Superintendebt of Police L
N Meena said.
The goods train, which was on its way from Jodhpur to
Bhilari, rammed into the tractor on which seven persons were
riding at Modran, 389 km from here, the SP said.
No train was running on this track for the last one
year due to gauge conversion. The train operations started a
fortnight ago and the villagers were probably not aware, the
Jalore Collector has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1.40
lakh to the next of kin of the deceased, he said.