At least 61 people were killed and 72 injured after a speeding train mowed down Dussehra revellers near Amritsar on Friday, PTI reported. .
The incident took place at Joda Fatak level crossing where Dusshera celebrations were underway. Dussera revellers were watching the burning of a Ravan close to the track. .
The crowd had spilt on to the rail line when the local train came and crushed a number of them. Rescue operations have been launched and efforts are underway to save people from the debris.