Eight coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express went off the tracks due to which more than 40 people got injured. The accident took place when the train hit another goods train around 7 am near Cuttack. The accident took place between Salagaon and Nergundi stations.
#UPDATE Chief Public Relation Officer (CPRO), East Coast Railway: 20 people injured after eight coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail near Salagaon. No casualty reported till now. #Odisha https://t.co/JqaXdhzHTN
— ANI (@ANI) January 16, 2020
All the injured people are taken to the hospital out of which six are said to be critically injured.
East Coast Railway Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), however, has said that 40 people were injured in the accident. “40 people injured after eight coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed near Salagaon. No casualty reported till now,” the CPRO was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
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