MP: Five coaches of Katni-Chaupan passenger train derailed, 6 injured
At least six people were injured after five coaches of the Katni-Chaupan passenger train derailed on Saturday night between the Salhna and Piparia Kalan stations in Madhya Pradesh, a railway official said. The derailment occurred around 10 pm, about 30 km away from the Katni railway station, Railway Protection Force Inspector Virendra Singh said. The reason for the derailment isn't yet clear. Here's more.
A relief train had reached the site
West Central Railway's Chief Public Relation Officer Gunjan Gupta confirmed the derailment and said that further details were awaited. Singh said at least six passengers sustained injuries in the incident. A relief train had reached the site. According to a report, the injured were in the general coaches of the train that went off the track after a jerk.