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DMU train driver's body cremated
December 15, 2004 18:10 IST
The body of Avtar Singh, who was driving the Jalandhar-Pathankot Diesel Multiple Unit passenger train when it collided with the Jammu Tawi-Ahmedabad Express near Mukerian in Punjab, was cremated on Wednesday afternoon.
Thirty-eight people, including the driver of the other train, died in the accident on Tuesday.
Singh joined the railways in 1968 and was promoted as a driver 16 years ago. He was to retire in January 2005.
He is survived by his wife Charanjit Kaur and four sons.
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