Six mowed down by Shatabdi Express in West Bengal

Six persons, including two children, were crushed under the wheels of New Jalpaiguri-Howrah Shatabdi Express in Malda district on Friday.

Malda: Six persons, including two children, were crushed under the wheels of New Jalpaiguri-Howrah Shatabdi Express in Malda district on Friday.

Superintendent of Police Prasun Bandyopadhyay said the victims were crossing the tracks at around 7 am when they were mowed down by the speeding train.

The incident occurred near Baroduari under Harischandrapur Police Station, around 90 km from the district headquarter, the SP said.