Neelanchal Express scrapes stationary truck in UP, none injured

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 24 Jan 2018 3:40 AM GMT

Neelanchal Express scrapes stationary truck in UP, none injured
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Lucknow: A major train accident was averted when the New Delhi-Puri Neelanchal Express brushed past a loaded truck parked close to the tracks in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district, officials said.

No one was injured.

According to a Northern Railway official, the truck loaded with sand was parked close to the tracks when the footboards of a few coaches scraped it around 2040 hours on Tuesday.

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He said the footboards of these coaches and truck's side were damaged. Police has since seized the truck.

The official said the train resumed its onward journey around 9.05 p.m. after an inspection by a Railway team.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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