Tuesday , July 23 2024

Train accident in West Bengal, freight train and Kanchenjunga Express collide, 5 passengers killed

West Bengal Train Accident: A major railway accident has taken place in West Bengal today. In which several coaches of the Kanchenjunga Express carrying passengers derailed after colliding with a goods train in Jalpaiguri. As soon as the information about the accident was received, the rescue team immediately reached the spot. At the same time, rescue work is going on. Five passengers have died in this accident while many passengers are reported to be injured.

Three coaches of Kanchenjunga Express derailed

According to information received from sources, this accident happened at 9.30 am. Train number 13174 Kanchenjunga Express collided with a goods train. Due to which three coaches of Kanchenjunga Express derailed. Five passengers have died in this serious accident. While many passengers are reported to be injured. After the accident, rescue teams and local people have reached the spot and started the work of rescuing the passengers.

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav expressed grief

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav expressed grief over the train accident by posting on social media. He wrote, a very tragic accident has happened in the NFR area. Rescue operation is going on on a war footing. Railway, NDRF and SDRF teams are working together. The injured are being taken to the hospital. Senior officials have reached the spot.