PATNA: At least five people are feared dead and several others were injured nine bogies of Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express derailed in Bihar's Sahadai Buzurg early on Sunday morning. The accident took place at nearly 3:58 am after the train passed Mehnar Road. The derailed coaches include three sleeper (S8, S9, S10), one general and one AC (B3) bogies.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal assured that rescue and relief operations at the accident site. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also has expressed grief over the accident and has directed the administration to provide all kind of assistance to those involved in the mishap.
— ANI (@ANI) February 3, 2019
A team of doctors have been rushed to the accident site from nearby areas of Sonpur and Barauni.
Here are the helpline numbers issued by the Indian Railways
Sonpur - 06158221645;
Hajipur - 06224272230
Barauni - 0627923222
Samastipur - 06274-224061; 06274-232131
Patna - 06122202290; 06122202291; 06122202292; 06122213234