Telangana: Rajdhani Express runs over three railway workers in Peddapalli


Three railway workers were killed on Tuesday by Rajdhani Express near the Peddapalli district headquarters in Telangana.

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According to police, Mahabubabad railway worker Durgaiah, indentured laborers Pegada Srinivas (Peddapalli) and Venu (Sultanabad) were working on a railway line near Peddapalli.

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“Today around 4pm, the Rajdhani Express from New Delhi bound for Bengaluru hit the trio,” police said.

It was said that a freight train was traveling on a different track and the three had not expected the arrival of Rajdhani Express on the track where they were working, police said.

Railroad police said an investigation is underway. The bodies were taken to Government Hospital in Peddapalli for post-mortem examination, police added.

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