At least six people died after nine bogies of Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express derailed in Bihar’s Sahadai Buzurg early on Sunday morning. Several people are also believed to have been injured in the mishap.
“Six people have lost their lives in the accident,” Rajesh Kumar, CPRO East Central Railways.
The incident took place at nearly 3:58 am after the train passed Mehnar Road. The derailed coaches of the 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express include three sleeper – S8, S9, S10, one general and one AC B3.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal assured that rescue and relief operations at the accident site. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also has expressed grief over the accident and has directed the administration to provide all kind of assistance to those involved in the mishap. Read more