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Odisha: Train engine hits Railways official to death during track repair

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Koraput: A Railways official lost his life and two others sustained critical injuries as a train engine hit them during track repairing work at Koraput station in Odisha late last night.

According to reports, the mishap took place at round 2 AM when Signal Manager BS Bhattacharya, Trackman Sanadhar Hantal and Mechanic R Kapilash were engaged in the track repairing.

A train engine, being in the wrong track, hit the three as a result of which Bhattacharya died on the spot and two others were grievously injured.

The victim duo was admitted to a hospital in Visakhapatnam.

An investigation is being carried out to ascertain the reason behind the accident, an official said.

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