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Odisha: Passenger train derails, 5 injured

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 09:12

Bhubaneshwar: Five passengers were
injured on Monday when 10 bogies of an express train travelling from
Durg in Chhattisgarh to Puri in Orissa derailed at
Lakhna, 200km from Bhubaneshwar, railway officials said.

The derailment took place shortly after Durg-Puri
intercity express left Lakhna station in Odisha`s Nuapara
district at around 9pm.

Ten bogies of the train jumped the tracks, injuring five
passengers, East Coast Central Railway`s Chief Public
Relations Officer R N Mahapatra said .

A medical team from Raipur and two relief contingents
from Sambalpur and Kantabanjhi were sent to the accident spot.


First Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 09:12
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