Six injured as train coach derails in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) At least six passengers were injured, two of them seriously, on Saturday when a general bogie of the Archana Express derailed at the Mughalsarai railway station in Uttar Pradesh, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said.

The train was going from Patna to Jammu Tawi.

When the train reached Mughalsarai railway station and was chugging into platform No. 7, the general bogie derailed, leading to chaos.

No deaths have been reported; the injured have been rushed to a nearby medical facility, said officials.

Two of the injured, a woman and a youth, standing at the gate of the coach fell down and are in serious condition.

Senior officials of the Northern Railway (NR) reached the spot to oversee the rescue operations. The derailed bogie was put back on to the tracks with great difficulty.

A probe has been ordered into the incident.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here