Train rams tractor, 10 killed in UP


Lucknow: A terrible mishap killed at least 10 people and injured another in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. As per the reports a train rammed a tractor pulling a wagon loaded with people at an unmanned railroad crossing.

The tractor was crossing the railroad track near the town of Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh state when it was hit by the passenger train late on Tuesday, said Shailendra Lal, a police officer in Bijnor.

The wagon was overcrowded with people returning from a ceremony at a nearby Hindu holy town near the Ganges River, Lal said. The injured have been rushed to a hospital at Meerut.