Patna, India: At least four people were killed when a train ran over them in the eastern Indian state of Bihar on Friday morning.
The incident took place in Siwan district in Northern Bihar region this morning.
Reports said the villagers were crossing a river while using a railway bridge when a speeding train coming from opposite direction ran over them.
It is said the victims could not notice the train owing to dense fog.
All the victims are said to be members of the same family and were returning after offering prayers at a local mosque when the incident took place.
The state government has announced a compensation of Rs400,000 to the victim family.