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BAT/Batala Junction (2 PFs)
ਬਟਾਲਾ ਜੰਕਸ਼ਨ     बटाला जंक्शन

Track: Single Diesel-Line

Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 27
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Dera Baba Nanak Rd, Batala
State: Punjab
Elevation: 245 m above sea level
Zone: NR/Northern
Division: Firozpur
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Nov 11 2013 (05:17)  Three days after wedding, groom crushed under train (www.tribuneindia.com)
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Nov 11 2013 (8:38AM)
Station Tag: Amritsar Junction/ASR added by moderator**/12

Nov 11 2013 (8:38AM)
Station Tag: Qadian/QDN added by moderator**/12

Nov 11 2013 (8:38AM)
Station Tag: Batala Junction/BAT added by moderator**/12

Posted by: rdb*^  128497 news posts
Batala: Just three days after he tied the knot at a village gurdwara near Batala, Amritpal Singh (23) was crushed to death late last evening as he stood too close to the Amritsar-Qadian rail line while a Qadian videographer 'filmed' him and his bride.The only son of his parents, Amritpal Singh of Nathpur village had tied the knot with Sandeep Kaur, 19, of nearby Bhagian village amid much fanfare.A family member said that a Qadian-based photographer engaged by the couple's kin for the wedding, asked Amritpal to stand near the rail track to “enhance the aesthetic value of the pictures.”As the photograph clicked pictures, a train passed by. The force of the train was such that Amritpal lost balance and fell on the track. He was crushed to death instantly.The photographer had also asked the groom’s parents and those of the bride to accompany the newly-wed for the photo shoot. Sandeep,...
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her parents and her in-laws were standing at some distance from the track and, hence, escaped unhurt.Amritpal’s body was cremated at his native village this evening.
Fatal error
* A photographer engaged by the family asked the groom to stand near the rail track
* This, he said, would "enhance the aesthetic value of the pictures"
* As he clicked pictures, a train passed by
* The force of the train was such that Amritpal lost balance and fell on the track
* He was crushed to death instantly
* His bride and parents, who stood some distance away, escaped unhurt
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