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Last Updated : Oct 20, 2018 10:59 AM IST | Source: PTI

39 of those killed in Amritsar train accident identified: Officials

According to officials, the post-mortem examination on 29 bodies has been done

Thirty-nine of the 61 people killed in the train accident near here have been identified so far, officials said Saturday. The injured have been admitted to seven hospitals, they said.

According to officials, the post-mortem examination on 29 bodies has been done.

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At least 61 people were killed and 72 injured Friday evening after a crowd of Dussehra revelers that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching the burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train near here, officials said.

Read — Amritsar train accident: Railways was not intimated about Dussehra event near tracks, says Lohani

The train was coming from Jalandhar when the accident occurred at Joda Phatak near Amritsar, where at least 300 people were watching 'Ravana dahan' at a ground adjacent to the tracks.
First Published on Oct 20, 2018 10:56 am
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