Two men killed by train after trespassing on rail lines


  • Nation
  • Monday, 15 Apr 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Two men were killed after being hit by a KTM Komuter train on the Sungai Buloh-Kepong route here at about 6pm Sunday (April 14).

The duo, believed to be Myanmar nationals, were said to have trespassed and crossed the track area in the 6.03 pm incident.

According to the statement from Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB), the train heading to Kepong station from Sungai Buloh was carrying about 30 passengers when the mishap occurred.

“The driver immediately stopped the train when he realised that it had hit something and saw the victims thrown onto the side of the tracks,” the statement read.

The remains of the victims were taken to Selayang Hospital for post-mortem. - Bernama