Woman, Granddaughter run over by Speeding Train

KalingaTV News Network

accidentBhubaneswar: An elderly woman along with a toddler was run over by a speeding train at the Patia Railway Station in the city this morning.

The deceased have been identified as Asanti Pattanaik and granddaughter Titli Pattanaik of Hindol area in Dhenkanal district.

In a hurry to board a Puri bound train, the duo avoided the foot over-bridge available at the station and tried to cross the railway tracks at around 9 o’clock this morning. While three others managed to cross the tracks, Asanti who was carrying the granddaughter failed to spot a speeding train arriving at the station and got hit by it. The duo died on the spot.

Railway Police reached the spot immediately and seized the dead bodies to lodge a case in the incident.

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