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French national beaten to death on train in India


08:25, May 04, 2012

NEW DELHI, May 3 (Xinhua) -- A French national was beaten to death on a train in the northern Indian state of Haryana this week, Indo-Asian News Service reported Thursday.

The victim, identified as 23-year-old Frank Wilfred, was brutally beaten by fellow passengers on board the Sachkhand Express train in Haryana's Karnal town and died in a hospital in Chandigarh in northern India later, said the report.

Police officials said that Frank died at hospital late Wednesday night due to head and other internal injuries after remaining unconscious for a few days.

The victim was allegedly beaten up and looted in the moving train, and later dumped by the passengers at the Karnal railway station platform Sunday.

The Government Railway Police personnel found him unconscious and bleeding on the platform and rushed him to a hospital in Karnal.


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