Van collides with train, three killed and two injured

Three persons were killed and two seriously injured when a matador van collided with a train at an unmanned level crossing in Purulia district West Bengal on Monday, police said.

Updated: Jun 24, 2013, 19:10 PM IST

Purulia: Three persons were killed and two seriously injured when a matador van collided with a train at an unmanned level crossing in Purulia district West Bengal on Monday, police said.
Superintendent of Police C Sudhakar told PTI that three persons - Radhashyam Kuri (22), Somen Kuri (18) and Purpura Mahato (17) were killed on the spot when their vehicle collided with the Dhanbad-Muri passenger train at an unmanned level crossing between Kotshila and Jhalda, about 50 km from the district headquarters town.

The two seriously injured have been referred to a hospital in Ranchi, the sources said.
The railway has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

PTI