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8 injured as 8 coaches of Mahakaushal Exp derail near Mahoba

Last Modified Thursday, 30 March 2017 (11:41 IST)
New Delhi/Mahoba: As many as eight coaches of Jabalpur-Nizamuddin derailed early today between and Kulpahar in Uttar Pradesh. According to officials, eight passengers received injuries in the incident that took place at around 0207 hrs.

However, reports from Mahoba said that 22 people were injured. Senior Railway officials, including DRM Jhansi and General Manager of North Central Railway M C Chauhan, have rushed to the accident site. An accident relief medical van has reached the site and injured passengers given first aid. At around 0645 hrs, the affected train left the site with all passengers towards Jhansi.
Buses have been arranged for locals. The Railways have also issued helpline numbers. New Delhi Railway Station: 011-23341072, 23341074 and 23342954 while in Railway Station the numbers are 011-24359748.(UNI)
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