Police investigation going on (ANI)

MP Gov Announced Rs.5 Lakh Ex-gratia to kin

Aurangabad : At least 15 migrant workers were killed after a goods train ran over them between Badnapur and Karmad railway stations in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. The workers were walking to Bhusawal from Jalna and returning to Madhya Pradesh . They had been walking along along the rail tracks and slept there due to exhaustion. But , unfortunately, around 5.15 am , a freight train runs over them. The injured have been shifted to Aurangabad Civil Hospital.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed anguish over the unfortunate accident and assured all help. Modi said “Extremely anguished by the loss of lives due to the rail accident in Aurangabad, Maharashtra … ”

The Railway Ministry tweeted

President of India tweeted “Saddened beyond words to learnt about the loss of lives in the railway track accident near Aurangabad in Maharashtra … ”

Former CM of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis said “extremely saddened and shocked to know about the Aurangabad rail accident …. ”

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced Rs.5 lakh will be given to the kin of each of the deceased .

Rahul Gandhi said “I am shocked at the news of the killing of the laborers and brothers due to the crushing of the goods train. …. ”

However, according to our source report, the Migrant labourers had planned to walk upto Aurangabad Railway Station from where the could board a ‘Shramik Special Train‘ to their hometown in Madhya Pradesh. To avoid getting caught by the police on the highways , the opted to walk by the railway track heading Aurangabad.

But, after walking several hours , they decided to rest on the railway tracks between Badnapur and Karmad railway stations in Parbani-Manmad section.

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Sanjay Bhagat

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