LUCKNOW || Five persons, including an infant were run over by speeding trains in Varanasi in two separate incidents in the wee hours of Friday, police said. The mishap apparently took place due to poor visibility and fog.
An official said that the incident took place near Sakaldeeha when people returning from a wedding were mowed down. They were apparently answering natures call on the side of the railway track and could not rightly estimate the distance of the train from them.
The deceased have been identified as Suraj (18), Laxman (13), Ram Sewak (14) and all were part of a catering team at the wedding. In another incident, a 23-year-old woman was killed along with her infant son Suleman in similar conditions.