Two women thrown off train in Bihar, one dead

Patna,Jan 8 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman was killed and another seriously injured when some unidentified people threw them off a running train in Bihar’s West Champaran district, police said on Friday.

“Two young women were forcibly thrown from a train near Bettiah railway station in West Champaran,” a local police official said.

The two were identified as Mamata Mishra and Shweta Verma, residents of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, and were travelling on the Narkatiyaganj-Hajipur Intercity Express when the incident took place.

Verma died on the spot while Mishra was battling for life at a government hospital, police said.

A case has been lodged and investigation begun into the incident to identify and apprehend the assailants, police said.

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