Two women run over by Vaishali Superfast Express

New Delhi: Two women were killed on Monday and four others injured when Vaishali Superfast Express hit them at Barauni Flag railway station of Begusarai district.

The two women and four others alighted from Kamla inter-city fast passenger at the station and were standing near a track, Barauni GRP SHO Alok Pratap Singh said.

The Barauni-New Delhi Vaishali Express was passing through that track and it hit the six, leaving two of them dead on the spot and four others injured.

The deceased have been identified as Dharmshila Devi (35) and Girija Devi (55), both residents of Phulwaria village here, Singh said, adding the four injured have been admitted to a nearby private clinic.

The six were returning to their village after taking a holy dip in the Ganga at Bachhwara Jhimatiya ghat in the district on the occasion of Kartik purnima.

The bodies have been sent for postmortem.