Maharashtra: Three hit by train near Nagpur

NAGPUR: Three, including a teenage girl, were shot down by a train in the Butibori area here Friday night, police said.

The deceased were residents of Seoni in Madhya Pradesh and worked at the site of the next National Law University here, an official said.

Kamlesh Godanlal Maraskolhe (20), Sharda Shekhlal Sayam (19) and Yogesh Alasingh Uikey (30) lived in makeshift houses in the village of Waranga. They were going to the weekly vegetable market Bori when the incident occurred, Inspector Asif Sheikh of Butibori Police Station said.

"The three were crossing the Nagpur-Wardha tracks when a train coming from Nagpur side mowed them down. All three died on the spot. A case of accidental death has been registered," Sheikh said.