Bus hits train in Bihar; nine killed

Last Updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 17:38 hrs

Siwan, Bihar, Sept 26 (IBNS): At least nine people were killed and 18 others were injured on Wednesday when a bus collided with the Howrah-Kathgodam Bagh Express train at an unmanned railway crossing in Bihar's Siwan district, said police.

According to the police, the students of DAV engineering college were travelling in the bus.

The engine of the train reportedly got derailed due to the collision.

The injured people were taken to the Sadar hospital.

Locals torched two bogies of the train after the mishap, reports said.

Fire engines have rushed to the spot to douse the fire.

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