BENGALURU: Two youths acted in time an d averted a major train accident near Khanapura , 26km from Belagavi, on Friday.
The train came to a halt just 15 metres from where the tree had fallen.“We ju mped off the tracks when the train came really close to us and began running along with the train.
We too joined them, only to see an uprooted tree on the tracks.
We kept on shouting at the locopilot to stop, but he heard nothing due to the noise of the engine.
Gangmen cleared the tracks in 33 minutes, after which the train continued its onward journey.
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