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5 die as train hits car at unmanned level crossing

Five people were killed when their car was hit by the Hapa-Tirunelveli Express at an unmanned level crossing at nearby Aroor on Sunday, Railway sources said.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Kochi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2012 05:29 PM IST

Five people were killed when their car was hit by the Hapa-Tirunelveli Express at an unmanned level crossing at nearby Aroor on Sunday, Railway sources said.


Three persons were killed on the spot, while two others, including a three year-old child, were rushed to hospital, where they were declared brought dead, the sources said.

The accident occurred around 3:00pm, they said.

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