UP Farmers Fall Asleep On Railway Track, Get Run Over By Train

Amethi, Uttar Pradesh: Ajay Shankar Shukla, 38 and Rajaram Passi, 38, residents of Angoori village, had gone to water their fields near Ashrafpur in the morning.

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UP Farmers Fall Asleep On Railway Track, Get Run Over By Train

Amethi, Uttar Pradesh: The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the police said (Representational)


Amethi, Uttar Pradesh: 

Two farmers sleeping on a railway track in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi were killed on Friday after they were run over by a train, police said.

The incident took place on the Lucknow-Varanasi route in Ashrafpur village's Shivratanganj area, they said.

Ajay Shankar Shukla, 38 and Rajaram Passi, 38, residents of Angoori village, had gone to water their fields near Ashrafpur in the morning. They fell asleep on the railway line adjacent to their fields and were run over by a train, Station House Officer, Shivratanganj, Bharat Upadhyay, said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the police said.



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