Hardoi: Five panic-stricken passengers jumped off an express train when it suddenly stopped due to jamming of its brakes near Masit Station with one of them run over by a Rajdhani Express coming from the opposite direction.
   
The incident took place on Sunday evening when the Lucknow-Meerut train suddenly stopped due to brake jam, officials said on Monday.
   
Five panic-stricken passengers jumped off the train. One of the passengers identified as Ram Ratan of Shahjahanpur died on the spot after being hit by a Rajdhani Express coming from the opposite direction, they said.
   
The other four have been rushed to a hospital, where condition of one person is stated to be serious.

(Agencies)

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