India: 15 Killed In Train Accident In Hathras, Uttar Pradesh

Fifteen people were killed and two others seriously injured when the Mathura-Kasganj Express rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing on Tuesday morning.

15 killed in train accident in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh

15 killed in train-vehicle collision in northeast India

NEW DELHI: Fifteen people were killed and two others seriously injured when the Mathura-Kasganj Express rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing on Tuesday morning.

The accident took place at the unmanned railway crossing near Madu Railway Station at 7:19 am in the district.

The jeep was carrying 17 passengers, superintendent of police Chandra Prakash said.

While 15 people were killed on the spot, two of the injured have been admitted to a hospital, he said.
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Railway sources in Delhi said the mishap took place when the jeep tried to cross the track even as the train was approaching.