TAMIL NADU

Two children run over

Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: Two children, aged about 3 and 2 years, were run over by an electric train Saturday morning. Both of them died on the spot.

The Government Railway Police said that Devaraj of Tsunami Nagar Phase II, situated between Kathivakkam and Wimco Nagar, lived with his family there. Devi, his wife Amudha’s sister, residing at Tondiarpet, had come to Devaraj’s house with her husband Allimuthu and son Ranjith Kumar (2) on Friday .

On Saturday morning, Devaraj’s son Shankar (3) and Ranjith Kumar were playing near their house. It is suspected that they went in search of their grandmother and crossed the track.

They were hit by the train from Gummidipoondi, headed for Chennai Central.

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