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Uttar Pradesh: 22 injured as Mahakaushal Express derails near Mahoba

Around eight coaches from the rear side of the train derailed between Mahoba and Kulpahar stations, the CPRO said. (Representative image) Photograph: (AFP)

WION Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Mar 30, 2017, 01.50 AM (IST)

Eight coaches of the Jabalpur- Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed early Thursday morning at 2.07 am, the Chief Public Relations Officer, North Central Railway said.

Twenty-two people were injured in the accident out of which 19 have been discharged, Anil Saxena, DG (PR) of Indian Railways said.

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Around eight coaches of the Delhi-bound train derailed between Mahoba and Kulpahar stations, the CPRO said.

Senior officials have rushed to the spot and rescue operations are on.

The cause of derailment is yet to be ascertained.

Railway officials have operationalised helplines at Jhansi, Gwalior, Banda and Nizamuddin stations to disseminate information to relatives of the passengers.

(WION with inputs from PTI, ANI)

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