15 Migrants killed as Train runs over them in Maharashtra

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15 migrant workers died after being run over by goods train near Jalna in Maharashtra at around 5.15am today. The labourers on the way to Madhya Pradesh were sleeping on the tracks when the mishap took place. Five labourers, who were injured have been shifted to Aurangabad civil hospital.

“An accident happened near Karmad, Aurangabad when an empty rake of goods wagon ran over some people. RPF and local police are reaching spot to asses the situation. More details are awaited,” Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of South Central Railway (SCR) said.

According to initial reports, the labourers were walking along the train track on their way back to Madhya Pradesh. They slept on the tracks and were run over by a goods train that was plying between Jalna and Aurangabad.

More reports awaited..