Tamil Nadu: 4 engineering students run over by train in Coimbatore
14, Nov 2019, 8:45 PM IST
Four engineering students were run over by a train in Coimbatore on Wednesdaynight after they were sitting on railway tracks drinking alcohol. One person escaped with minor injuries.
The deceased have been identified as Siddiq Raja of Kodaikanal, Rajasekar of Nilakottai in Dindigul andn Karuppasamy and Gowtham from Virudhunagar district.
The matter came to light after the locopilot of the Alleppey - Chennai Express informed his superiors about it and they alerted the railway police.
The police said that Siddiq was a final year student, while Rajasekar was a third year student. The other two were in the city for supplementary exams.
The bodies were sent to Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital for autopsy.