26 January 2022

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Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district : Train runs over migrant labourers in Aurangabad, 14 dead.

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Highlights:-

  • workers were sleeping on the railway tracks.
  • At least 10-15 migrant workers.
  • goods train carrying petrol and diesel.
  • Train runs over workers.
  • An accident happened near Karmad, Aurangabad district on Friday morning around 05:30 AM.
  • Five of them escaped with injuries. They have been rushed to a hospital.

Aurangabad:-


Sources informed that these migrant labourers were working for a major steel factory within the neighbouring district of Jalna.

An accident happened near Karmad, Aurangabad when an empty rake of products wagon ran over some people.
The accident took place at around 5.30am.

Native police and RPF are reaching spot to asses matters. More details awaited, said chief public relations officer.

With an intention to succeed in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district railroad station , which on Thursday flagged off a train to Madhya Pradesh, for boarding trains to their hometown in northern states of India, they started walking from Jalna, which is 65km from here.
So on avoid getting zeroed by the police on the highways, these migrant labourers opted for the railway tracks heading Aurangabad.

After walking for several kilometres, they decided to require rest on the railway tracks between Satana and Karmad, before resuming their journey on Friday morning.

With no place to go, all labourers slept on the railway tracks near Karmad, Aurangabad. On learning about the incident, Aurangabad rural superintendent of police Mokshada Patil, Railway Protection Force teams from Aurangabad and police teams from Karmad police headquarters rushed to the spot.

Some of the image of an accident near Karmad, Aurangabad district:-

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