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Shimla-Kalka toy train mishap: 10 British nationals discharged from hospital

Ten British nationals injured in Shimla-Kalka toy train derailment have been discharged from a private hospital in Mohali, where three others were admitted in a serious condition.



Chandigarh: Ten British nationals injured in Shimla-Kalka toy train derailment have been discharged from a private hospital in Mohali, where three others were admitted in a serious condition.

Two British nationals were killed and 13 others injured when three carriages of a chartered toy train carrying a group of tourists from Britain derailed yesterday afternoon on the Shimla-Kalka narrow gauge route near Parwanoo between Kalka and Taksal stations.

A statement issued by Max Hospital in Mohali stated that Halder Calder (58), Ian Calder (60), Paul Carr (44), Stephen Frasher (63), Marion Homes (64), Judic (67), Richirj (72), Robert (65), John (74) and Christine Fraser (62) were discharged after first-aid.

Of the three patients admitted to the hospital in serious condition, two sustained head injuries while another had suffered a fracture, Head of Emergency Services of Max Hospital Dr Sumit Arya said.

While Andrew Summerhayes (40) who received head injury was under constant observation of doctors, George Bertram (50) has a lacerated wound on the scalp which has been sutured and had a soft tissue injury on the right arm, Dr Arya said.

Diana Logan (40) had an avulsion of the scalp which has been sutured by the plastic surgeon. She also has facial injuries, he added.

From Zee News

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