Four of family fall off train in Bharuch, 3 die
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Three members of a family, including a woman, were killed and another injured reportedly after they fell off a moving train near Bharuch, police said on Sunday.
Shamshool Sheikh (49), his wife Mobina (45) and younger son Abrar (16) fell off Avadh Express accidentally near Chavaj village, around 15 km from Bharuch, on Saturday morning and died on the spot, said the Bharuch railway police.
Sheikh's elder son Wasim (21) also fell off the train and sustained serious head injuries. He was rushed to Bharuch Civil Hospital. He was shifted to a private hospital on Sunday for further treatment and his condition was reported to be serious.
"They were on their way to Luknow and had boarded the train at Vapi. They fell out of a general compartment around 6.30 am," Bharuch railway policesub-inspector Aravind Ganaswa said.
"They are native of Uttar Pardesh but were living in Nasik, Maharashtra for some time. The family used to earn their living by casual labour," the PSI further said.
The four were found between up and down lane near Nabipura railway station.
"The driver of a local train saw the bodies and informed Nabipura station which in turn passed the information on us," Ganasva said.
After conducting post mortem at Bharuch civil hospital, the three bodies were handed over to their relatives.
Bharuch railway police have lodged a case of accidental death and started investigation.
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