Train crushes 19-year-old youth to death in Anantnag

SRINAGAR — A 19-year-old youth from Chhattisgarh died after being hit by a train in Chithram area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

An official said that the youth identified as Jugal Khishor son of Mast Ram of Chhattisgarh came under a moving train near Chithram village.

He said that in the incident he received critical injuries and died on the spot. “The deceased person was mentally unsound as verified on spot from his legal hears,” he said.

Meanwhile, police have taken cognizance of the accident. — (KNO)