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Two women run over by trains

A woman and a teenage girl were run over by trains in two separate incidents near Dera Bassi on the Ambala-Kalka railway line between Sunday night and Monday morning.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 15, 2014 16:59 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

While the girl was run over by a train at Dera Bassi on Sunday night, the woman was mowed down by the Sadbhawna Express near Nagla village on Monday morning. The bodies of both deceased are yet to be identified. Government Railyway Police, Lalru, have sent the bodies to Dera Bassi Civil Hospital for identification before postmortem.

According to police sources, the body of the girl was recovered near the railway track near Amarpuri colony in Dera Bassi at 7.30 am. GRP sources said the victim, who seemed to be around 18 years old, wore a blue T shirt, pants and red and black sleepers and carried a bag in which the police recovered a shirt and trousers, along with a slip with two phone numbers.

Locals said that the girl had approached them to seek a rented accommodation, saying that she was from Delhi and seeking admission at a local dental college. They said she left for the bus stand at around 9.30 pm when they refused. Police sources say that know nothing else about the victim.

In the second incident, a woman came under the Sadbhawna Express, which was coming to Chandigarh, while crossing the tracks near Nagla village around 10 am on Monday.

The deceased seemed to be 35 years old and wore a pink salwar suit and black plastic sleepers. GRP suspect that she may be a migrant worker.

First Published: Jul 15, 2014 16:57 IST