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More than 50 persons crushed under train in Amritsar.

- Posted on 19 October 2018

Amritsar- In a tragic incident, at least 50 people are feared dead in Amritsar’s Jora Phatak area where a train ran over people who had gathered for effigy burning on account of Dussehra. According to various media reports, hundreds of people had gathered around the area for effigy burning, when a train ran over them, crushing many of them to death including women and children.Northern Railways PRO have said that the preliminary report suggests the incident took place following stampede during Dussehra celebrations.

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