Four killed in Chennai train collision

April 29th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI  

Chennai, Apr 29 (ANI): At least four people have been killed and several others injured when a passenger train and a goods train collided at Jeevanagar railway station in suburban Vyasarpadi on Wednesday.

According to police, the incident took place at around 6:00 a.m. when the passenger train coming from Chennai and the goods train coming from Arakkonam collided.

Following the accident, a fire broke out in one of the coaches of the local train, they said.

Four bodies have been retrieved by the fire and rescue personnel, police said, adding that more casualties were feared.

Railway traffic was disrupted following the accident, they added. (ANI)

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