At Least 23 Killed, 72 Injured As Utkal Express Derails In UP’s Muzaffarnagar
The incident took place in Khautali in Muzaffarnagar, around 100 kilometres from the national capital, New Delhi.The train was headed from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand.
The accident took place around 5.46 pm in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar, about 100 kilometres from the national capital, New Delhi. The train was headed from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand, normally a journey of about 36 hours. One coach rammed into a house on the sides of the tracks and two coaches climbed over others.
All the injured have been shifted to hospital, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu tweeted adding that rescue operations have been completed.