Railway station accident kills 5 in India

21:59, June 04, 2010      

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Five persons were killed Friday after being run over by a train at a railway station near the western Indian city of Pune, reported the Press Trust of India.

At the Chinchwad railway station, the victims attempted to get off from a passenger train on the wrong side of the platform and were crushed by another train speeding on the parallel track, said the report.

In India, the doors of popular coaches of passenger trains are often open on both sides due to overcrowdedness.

Source: Xinhua

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