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Dacoits loot train

NEW DELHI, SEPT. 27. Armed dacoits struck the Puri Express near Ghaziabad, injuring 11 passengers, a Northern Railway spokesman said here tonight.

The dacoits, who had boarded the train at New Delhi, pulled the chain in a sleeper coach near Tankor at around 6.50 p.m. and stopped it, he said.

They attacked some of the passengers with knives and went away with their belongings, the spokesman said without giving any further details.

The train resumed its journey after the injured passengers were treated at Khurja.

- PTI

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