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3 workers run over by train on rail track in Maharashtra

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Three workers were killed after being run over by the Mumbai-bound on a railway track in Maharashtra's district, a said Monday.

The incident took place on Sunday night when the victims, all contractual labourers, were working on tracks near Jite railway station in Pen area of Raigad, located around 66 km from here, he said.

While the workers were crossing the track, they apparently did not see the approaching train and were hit by it, he said, adding that the three men died on the spot.

The deceased were identified as (30), Nimsingh Gulkar (40) and (18), all hailing from Madhya Pradesh, he said.

The bodies were sent to a state-run hospital for post mortem, and an accidental death report was registered at the station in Raigad, the said.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 10:55 IST