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Three killed as train hits van at unmanned railway crossing in Odisha

PTI  Bhubaneshwar, April 02, 2013
First Published: 14:56 IST(2/4/2013) | Last Updated: 15:02 IST(2/4/2013)

Three persons were killed on Tuesday, when a van crossing the railway tracks at an unmanned level crossing was hit by a train, about 30 km from here, in Odisha's Khurda district, railway sources said.

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The van, in which the three persons were travelling, was hit by the Nagercoil-Shalimar (Kolkata) Gurudev Express between Khurda Road and Kaipada Road railway stations, they said.

The accident affected train services on the line on the busy Chennai-Howrah route for some time, they said.


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