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55 dead in train mishap near Nagpur

February 03, 2005 19:25 IST
Last Updated: February 04, 2005 10:47 IST


With two more deaths, the toll in the train collision between Nagpur-bound Ramtek local train and a tractor-trolley near Kanhanhas gone up to55, police said on Friday.

Mostly of the dead were either women or children and they werereturning from a marriage party, when the mishap occurred at an unmanned crossing between Kanhan and Dongri Khurd about 30kmfromNagpur.

There were at least 65 to 70 persons on the tractor-trolley, he said, adding that the deceased included 30 women and 18 children.

However, none of the passengers of the local train, including the driver or the assistant driver, were hurt in the mishap.

Twenty-two people were injured and were admitted to Mayo Hospital in Ramtek and a private hospital in Kamptee, the police added.


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Sub: LALOO

i think our "honourable", "fair", "equitable", "honest", "workoholic", "just", "RESPONSIBLE" railway minister shd RESIGN IMMEDIATELY pursuing to so many accidents. what can u expect of ...


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Dear readers and the concerned authorities, It is extremely sad situation to know this kind of happening. Now onwards, just for the protection of the ...


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Why can't the Indian govt. start a project to convert all unmanned railway crossings to secured crossings? How long should we see these accidents happen? ...


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It is really shocking news that passenger train collided with tractor trolley this is because of negligience of railway signalling as well as poor traffic ...


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