15 killed in train accident in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh
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.
Railway sources in Delhi said the mishap took place when the jeep tried to cross the track even as the train was approaching.