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Last updated: 28 Dec, 2016  

indian.rail.THMB.jpg 43 injured as train derails near Kanpur

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SME Times News Bureau | 28 Dec, 2016
At least 43 passengers are injured as 15 coaches of the Ajmer-Sealdah Express derailed early morning on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh, an official said.

The accident took place near Rura in Kanpur, the official added.

The number of injured has risen to 43 since early morning, Inspector General of Police (Kanpur range) Zaki Ahmed said.

He also said that at least 10 passengers were shifted to a Kanpur hospital for better treatment.

The coaches of the Ajmer-bound train derailed near Rura, about 50 km from Kanpur around 5.20 a.m.

Of the derailed coaches, 13 were sleeper class, while two were general coaches, the official said.

Senior railway, district and police officials have rushed to the accident site for rescue and relief operations.

Those critically injured were rushed to Akbarpur earlier, the district headquarter of Kanpur (rural).

The others injured were rushed to a Community Health Centre in Rura.

A medical train has been sent from Lucknow to the accident site, a Northern Railway (NR) official told news agency and informed that helpline numbers were also issued in Kanpur, Lucknow and Allahabad.

Two of the coaches fell in a 'nehar' (canal), leading to fears of more injuries and even casualties.

Following the accident, routes of at least 21 trains were diverted, North Central railway official Amit Malviya said.

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered a thorough probe into the accident.

This was for the second time in the last 38 days that a train accident has occurred in Kanpur. The earlier one happened on November 20, leaving more than 150 dead.
 
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43 passengers are injured as 15 coaches of the Ajmer-Sealdah Express derailed
harleen | Wed Dec 28 16:45:56 2016
so sad, indian raillway careless, there are no proper safety norms till now


 
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