Woman hit by train, dies

Dera Bassi, November 25

A 27-year-old married woman died after being hit by a train while she was crossing the tracks near the Lalru Municipal Council office this morning.

Lalru railway police post in-charge Manohar Lal said the deceased Sudha Devi, a native of Shahajahanpur (UP), was crossing the railway tracks around 8 am when she was hit by a train. She died on the spot.

The deceased was employed in a private company and lived in a rented house at a village in Lalru. She is survived by a girl and a boy, one and six years of age respectively. The police sent the body to the local Civil Hospital for post-mortem and launched proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC.