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Rajasthan: Palace on Wheels rams into jeep

Written by: Staff
Google Oneindia News

Jaisalmer, Dec 16: Luxury train Palace on Wheels (PoW) rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing on its way from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur last night.

According to police, the mishap occurred one kilometre from the Jaisalmer railway station a jeep tried to cross the unmanned crossing in a hurry when it saw the Palce on Wheels approaching.

The train was running at a very slow speed then and the driver applied the emergency brakes. However the engine dragged the jeep some distance before coming to a halt.

The train left Jaisalmer station at 1150 hours last night with about 100 tourists on board on way to Jodhpur.

The jeep driver is abscinding, police said.


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