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19 January 2019

Pramod Kumar Das

Balasore: A man and his 4-year-old son were killed after being run over by a train near Rupsa Junction in Balasore district on Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as Patraju Pradhan and son Purba Pradhan of Jakhapura village in Jajpur.

Reportedly, Patraju along with his wife and son had gone to the railway station to catch a train for Jajpur.

However, they were hit by Howrah – Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express while crossing the railway tracks. Patraju's wife narrowly escaped from the fatal mishap.