A woman and her daughter were on Thursday afternoon crushed to death by a passenger-train plying the Itakpe-Warri (Ujevwu) railway line in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was gathered that the sad incident which took place at about 3:40pm on Thursday occurred at Aragba area of Orhuwhorun town.

Witnesses said the ill-fated woman and her teenage daughter were crossing the rail track when they were knocked down by the fast moving train. The duo reportedly died on the spot.

Though details of the incident were sketchy as of the time of filing this report, witnesses said the incident led to a state of pandemonium in the area.

The acting Police Public Relations Officer for Delta State Command, Bright Edafe, could not be reached to speak on the incident as of the time of filing this report.

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