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One killed, four injured as goods trains collide

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 13:34

Bilaspur: A Railway employee was killed and four others were injured when a goods train rammed into a stationary freight train in Chhattisgarh`s Bilaspur district, officials said.

The incident took place at Dagauri station on the Bilaspur-Raipur section of the South East Central (SEC) Railway.

A goods train bound for Raipur from Bilha collided with the stationary train at Dagauri, leading to derailment of eight bogies, SEC Railway spokesperson Santosh Kumar said.

An employee of signal and telecommunication department was killed in the mishap, he said, adding the driver, co-driver of the goods train and two others were injured.
The accident affected movement of trains on the section, Kumar said.


First Published: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 08:38

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