Amritsar (Punjab): Over 50 people were killed in a major train accident which took place near Amritsar’s Jora Phatak on Friday. DMU train number 74943 ran into people gathered near railway tracks watching the Dussehra celebrations. Condemning the train accident, Eyewitness says,
"Congress had organised Dussehra celebrations here without permission. Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife was the chief guest at the celebrations and she continued to give a speech as people were struck down by the train."