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People couldn’t hear the sound of approaching train: Manoj Sinha

Oct 20, 2018 10:15 IST
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Minister of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Railways, Manoj Sinha termed Amritsar train tragedy as an unfortunate incident. He said that the celebrations took place near a railway crossing and people couldn’t hear sound of approaching train due to bursting crackers. He also informed that he is immediately leaving for the site of the dreadful accident. The incident took place after a train ran over a crowd watching Dussehra celebrations near a train track in Choura Bazar. At least 60 people have been reported dead while 51 people have sustained injuries in the Amritsar train mishap.