In a tragic incident, at least five passengers were killed after a train ran them over in Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh on Monday night. Another passenger was also severely injured in the incident and has been admitted to the hospital.
The terrible incident took place at Batuva village in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday night.
According to reports, passengers noticed smoke coming out of the train they were travelling on and pulled the emergency chain.
When they got off the train, another train coming from the opposite direction and crushed them.
The police, both local and railway, reached the location and began the investigation.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has expressed grief over the incident.
“So far, we have identified five bodies. The Government Railway Police are reaching the accident spot to ascertain if there are more casualties,” Superintendent of Police, Srikakulam, G R Radhika.