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UP: 13 killed as train rams into jeep at unmanned crossing

May 09, 2014 13:51 IST

Thirteen people, including four children, were on Friday killed and three others seriously injured when a local train rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing in Kothipar area in Maharajgunj.

The incident took place at 1 am when the victims were returning from a wedding. The jeep carrying 16 people was hit by the train going to Narkatiyaganj from Gorakhpur at Beniawana unmanned crossing, police said.

While 13 people died on the spot, three others were rushed to a hospital where their condition was stated to be the serious.

Four children -- Jairam, Luvkush, Ramlakhan and Chandan -- were killed in the mishap.

 

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