12 killed in train-trolley mishap near Rae Bareli

January 25th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI  

Rae Bareli, Jan 25, (ANI): At least twelve People were killed and several others injured after a tractor trolley collided with a speeding train at the Unchahar Railway crossing here today.
The injured have been admitted to a district hospital.
The trolley passengers were going to Allahabad to have a holy dip in the Sangam, when their vehicle hit the Allahabad Kanpur passenger train, police said.
Chains were being used to check traffic, as the gate at the crossing was not functioning.
Railway sources, said the accident took place when the trolley crossed over to the other side in a hurry. (ANI)

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