Secunderabad-Mumbai Duronto Express derail

 September 12 2015 at 5:45   213    Duronto Secunderabad Train Accident Derail

Secunderabad-Mumbai Duronto Express derail

As many as nine coaches of 12220 Secunderabad-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed near Gulbarga in Prakasam district of Karnataka. At least two people died in the incident while seven others suffered injuries.

The accident occurred in the wee hours of Saturday, at about 2.30 am. The injured have been shifted to a nearby government hospital while the rescue and relief operation is on. According to sources, the incident may have been caused by a track problem.

National Disaster Response Force(NDRF) immediately dispatched two rescue teams for accident site. Meanwhile Union railways Minister Suresh Prabhu tweeted saying " Saddened by Duranto accident.Ordered enquiry.Immediate medical relief'& other assistance rushed.Chairman Rail board asked to rush. 7 coaches unaffected by the accident have left the site with the passengers. The Railway Minister has ordered an investigation into the incident

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