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Five persons killed as goods train hits motorcycles in TN

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 16:47

Tirunelveli (TN): Five persons were killed today when a goods train collided with two motorcycles at an unmanned level-crossing at Tazhaikulam near Nanguneri area of the district, police said.

The motorcycle riders tried to cross the track when the train was approaching and they were thrown off their vehicles in the impact of the collision.

The five persons died on spot, police said, adding, the goods train was hauling oil-containers from Kochi to Tirunelveli.


First Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 16:45

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