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Two coaches of Capital Express derail in West Bengal, 34 injured

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 6 Dec 2016 8:57 PM GMT

Two coaches of Capital Express derail in West Bengal, 34 injured
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Alipurduar: As many as 34 people sustained injuries when two coaches of Guwahati-bound Capital Express from Rajendra Nagar Terminal of Bihar derailed in West Bengal on Tuesday night.

The accident took place about 9:00 pm close to Samuktala Road station in Alipurduar district. According to North East Frontier Railway officials, the relief train reached the spot.

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Injured were rushed to the nearby hospital. Among the injured, three are critical. “Rescue work is underway,” said Alipurduar DRM Sanjiv Kishore.

Earlier, on November 20, Indore-Patna express was derailed near Kanpur. About 117 people had lost their lives in the mishap.

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Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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