TAMIL NADU

Hearing impaired man run over by train

TIRUNELVELI: A hearing impaired man and two cows were fatally knocked down by a passenger train on Saturday.

Railway sources here said P. Murugesan (27), a deaf and dumb shepherd, was crossing the track with two cows at Panthapuli near Karivalamvanthanallur, when the Madurai-Shencottah passenger train hit them around 2 p.m.

The train left the spot after a brief delay. — Staff Reporter

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