Six killed as train hits auto-rickshaw

Aug 24, 2012, 11:14 IST | Agencies

At least six people were killed when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw Friday in Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said.

The incident occurred at an unmanned level-crossing on the outskirts of Sambalpur district headquarters, about 320 km from here when the auto, packed with passengers, was trying to cross the track.

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The auto was hit by the Rourkela-Bhubaneswar Intercity Express.

Six people died in the accident, a police officer told IANS from the spot.

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