Two run over by train

Koraput: Two women were killed after being hit by a speeding passenger train at Amba Gaon near Damanjodi in Koraput district on Sunday.

The incident took place when Lubina Bhoi and Subhadra Bhoi were returning home from a nearby forest. They were crossing the rail track at Ambagaon while local passenger train, DMU, coming from Vishakhapatnam to Koraput hit them killing on the spot.

Irked over the incident, locals resorted to rail rook for some times disrupting rail communication for over an hour. They demanded compensation for the deceased’s family. Later, the irate mob cleared the track after Railway officials and local police intervened into the matter.