Amritsar Train Accident: Over 61 dead during Dusshera Celebration

In a shocking incident, during Ravan burning celebration at Amritsar Joda Phatak (near Choura Bazaar) where a train runs over more than 100 people. On the spot, more than 61 were dead and more than 50 were severely injured and rushed to hospitals immediately.


On the incident spot, more than thousand people were celebrating Ravan effigy ceremony. And just 20 second after the firing Ravan, the train running from Jalandhar to Amritsar crushed hundreds of people within some seconds.

Here is the live video of train passing after Ravana effigy: -

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays condolences to the victims of the heart-wrenching tragedy. 
Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Centre will provide all the assistance to the victims and their families. Meanwhile, Sub Divisional Magistrate Amritsar Rajesh Sharma said 50 bodies have been found and at least 50 injured have been admitted to a government hospital.

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