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15 migrant labourers died after they were run over by a goods train between Jalna and Aurangabad in Maharashtra, the railway ministry said on Friday.
While 14 people died on the spot, one of the two persons taken to a government hospital succumbed to injuries, it said. The ministry has ordered an inquiry into the matter.
Loco Pilot seeing some migrant lanour on track he is attempted to stop the train but in the long run hit them among Badnapur and Karmad stations in Parbhani-Manmad area. Injured have been taken to Aurangabad Civil Hospital. Inquiry has been ordered, the ministry said in a tweet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had a word with railway minister Piyush Goyal, who is closely monitoring the situation. All possible assistance required is being provided, Modi said in a tweet.
Extremely anguished by the loss of lives due to the rail accident in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Have spoken to Railway Minister Shri Piyush Goyal and he is closely monitoring the situation. All possible assistance required is being provided.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 8, 2020