Muzaffarnagar: 10 bins of Kalinga Utkal Express near Khatauli of Muzaffarnagar have come off the track. In this accident, 6 people have been confirmed dead and 100 people are reported to be injured. The incident took place around 5:40 pm. The train’s bogie has climbed one above the other. This train was going from Puri to Haridwar. According to sources, many people have been injured in this accident. With the help of local people, the people trapped inside the compartment are being evacuated. It is being said that this may be the biggest train accident this year so far. After the accident, the train bogies entered the adjacent houses. According to sources, terrorists may be behind this incident. ATS team has left for Lucknow from Muzaffarnagar.
On receiving the information about the accident, the Muzaffarnagar police and administrative officials have come to the rescue with relief teams on the spot. The teams have been sent to the spot for relief and rescue from Meerut. NDRF team has also been dispatched from Delhi. The injured have been admitted to nearby hospitals. According to eyewitnesses, many people have been killed in this accident.
Many people have been killed in this accident. In many coaches, travelers are seen trapped.
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Railway has released helpline. Helpline number-0131-2437160, 2645238, 9760534054