Odisha: Passenger train derails, 5 injured
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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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