Beijing: At least three persons have been killed and another seriously injured when a train ran over them at a railway line in China's northwest Gansu Province.
A freight train hit and ran over a group of people who violated crossing rules at the tracks between Liang Jiaping Station and Dingxi Station last night, state-run Xinhua News Agency quoted local work safety department as saying.
"The accident happened in the field. We don't know how the pedestrians got to the track," an investigator said.
Further investigation in the case is underway.