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Mentally-challenged man run over by train in JK's Udhampur

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

In the third such incident this week, a 67-year-old mentally-challenged man died after being hit by a train in district of Jammu and Kashmir, an said today.

Prem Chand, a resident of Sunal village, was crossing the railway tracks near railway station when he was hit by a train yesterday, the said.

He said the body was handed over to his family after legal formalities.

Chand was the third person to lost his life after being hit by a train in Jammu region since Wednesday. Two women, including a resident of Chhattisgarh, died in similar accidents in Samba and Jammu districts on July 18 and 19.

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First Published: Sat, July 21 2018. 16:15 IST