Gorakhpur, May 9 UNI | 2 months ago

In a tragic incident, 13 members of a marriage party were killed and three others were seriously injured when a SUV collided with a passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing under Kochiwara police station in Maharajgang district late last night.


GRP sources here today said that the accident occured between Gugli and Siswa railway stations on the Gorakhpur-Narkatiaganj rail section of North Eastern Railway.

Most of the deceased died on the spot, who were returning from a marriage function.Three injured were admitted to the hospital in critical condition.

Sources said that the passenger train was going towards Narkatiaganj and the SUV was dragged by the train fir several hundred meters.

Senior railway and district officials have rushed to the spot. Rail services on the section was also distrupted for couple of hours due to the accident.

(Posted on 09-05-2014)