By Hello Mumbai Team:
Total seven coaches and the engine of the 18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed near Kuneru station. Besides the engine, the luggage van, two general coaches, two sleeper coaches, one AC three tier coach and an AC two-tier coach derailed. 23 passengers were killed,” Chief PRO of East Coast Railway J P Mishra.
“The injured have been shifted to 2 hospitals at Parbatipuram and Rayagada. A team of doctors has reached the accident site. District administration of both Vijayanagaram and Rayagada are taking the active part in rescue operations,” he added.
The train had 22 coaches. Train services were affected on Rayagada and Vijayanagaram route, with several trains diverted.At least 32 people were killed and more than 60 passengers injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday night.The incident happened around 11 PM.The rescue operation underway.