Six dead, several injured after train derails in India

Published On: February 3, 2019 10:20 AM NPT By: Agencies

INDIA, Feb 3: Six people died on Sunday after nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express derailed in Vaishali district of Bihar, railway officials said.

The accident took place at 3:58 am in Sahadai Buzurg.

One general coach, one AC coach B3, three sleeper coaches -S8, S9, S10, and four more coaches have derailed, said East Central Railway spokesperson Rajesh Kumar.

The Railways has said that six people have died in the train accident.

The 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express was running at full speed when the accident occurred, the officials said.

A team of doctors has rushed to the accident site from Sonpur and Barauni. An accident relief train has also moved for carrying out relief and rescue operations.

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