Train hits tanker in Uttar Pradesh

Mathura: A major tragedy was averted as Lucknow-Jaipur Express hit a tanker near Birhana in Raya area of the district. No casualty was reported in the incident which occurred on Wednesday night, North Eastern Railway(NER) Public Relations Officer (PRO) Izzatnagar, Rajendra Singh said today.

PTI| Updated: May 15, 2014, 16:58 PM IST

Mathura: A major tragedy was averted as Lucknow-Jaipur Express hit a tanker near Birhana in Raya area of the district.

No casualty was reported in the incident which occurred on Wednesday night, North Eastern Railway(NER) Public Relations Officer (PRO) Izatnagar, Rajendra Singh said today.

"Not only the boundary wall was further broken when the train engine hit the tanker but the cattle guard of the engine was also bent," the PRO said, referring the preliminary report submitted by Senior section Engineer, Mathura ASI and Traffic Inspector.

The train was halted for about half-an-hour.

A supervisor-level probe has been ordered into the incident.