Capital Express Derails

Two persons have died and half a dozen injured following two coaches of Capital Express train, scheduled from Bihar’s Rajendra Nagar to Guwahati in Assam, derailed in West Bengal this evening hours.

The derailment occurred near to Samuktala Road Station in West Bengal’s Alipurduar region, which is about 720 kilometers from Kolkata, around 9 pm.

The injured have been brought to the hospital. Preparations are being made to safely and securely send other travelers to Guwahati.

In accordance with the Northeast Frontier Railway, the engine and the coach nearby to it derailed.

2 weeks back, 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna express ran off the tracks close to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, killing over 100 people.

 

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