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Bihar train mishap

A speeding express train ran over devotees waiting on tracks to stop it, leaving 35 persons dead and triggering angry protests by locals who attacked the train driver and set afire its coach besides engine of another train at Dhamara Ghat Station in Khaga

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 August 2013, 03:15:53 PM
Bihar train mishap

Bihar train mishap

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Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar said the train was not supposed to halt at Dhamara Ghat and was given clearance to pass through the area but the devotees were on the tracks thinking they could stop the train.
Bihar train mishap

Bihar train mishap

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Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Law and Order S K Bharadwaj said that 35 pilgrims were killed in the mishap.
Bihar train mishap

Bihar train mishap

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The 'kanwarias' were on the tracks after alighting from the Samastipur-Saharsa passenger when they were run over by the Saharsa-Patna Rajyarani Express travelling at 80 kmph.
Bihar train mishap

Bihar train mishap

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the relatives of the victims of the train accident.
Bihar train mishap

Bihar train mishap

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A speeding express train ran over devotees waiting on tracks to stop it, leaving 35 persons dead and triggering angry protests by locals.

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