Five killed by speeding train in West Bengal



Howrah: Five persons, including two women, were on Saturday knocked down and killed by a train when they were crossing the tracks at Santragachi railway station in Howrah district.

The speeding Ranchi-Howrah Intercity Express knocked down the five people when they were crossing the tracks instead of using the overbridge at about 2:30 PM, South Eastern Railway sources said.

All the five died on the spot, they said.

PTI