Train mows down two children

March 16th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) A speeding train Sunday mowed down two children in northeast Delhi, a railway officer said. The accident happened at Seelampur when the two children, around eight and 10 years old, were running over the railway track.

“A train on the Delhi-Ghaziabad route ran over the children around 2 p.m. killing them on the spot,” said J. Singh, station house officer (Old Delhi).

“Both of them were apparently playing on the platforms,” he added.

The boys, believed to be slum-dwellers, were yet to be identified. The police also do not know yet the number of the train, said Singh.

The bodies were sent for autopsy.

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