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Van collides with train, three killed and two injured

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013 - 19:10

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.


First Published: Monday, June 24, 2013 - 19:10

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