Balasore, Jan 11: In a tragic incident, a minor boy was crushed to death by a train in Bahanaga locality of Balasore district late last night.
The deceased has been identified as Ashesh, son of Purnachandra Mohanty, a resident of Nuapada village in Bahanaga tehsil.
According to sources, Ashesh was sitting on the Nuapada railway track near Panapana railway station and playing a game on his mobile when a train rammed into him from the back.
He succumbed to his injuries on the spot.
Being informed police arrived at the spot and recovered the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.
A pal of gloom has descended in the village after the incident.