16 run over by train in Chhattisgarh

16 run over by train in Chhattisgarh

“At least 16 people were crushed to death as they tried to cross the rail tracks soon after a train left and failed to spot the Bilaspur-Raipur local on the other track,” police said.

The accident occurred ar­ound 7 pm at the manned Tarbahar railway crossing on the outskirts of Bilaspur.

“Three trains reached the cr­ossing simultaneously on th­ree different tracks, ” said District Collector Thakur Ram Singh.

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