1. Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express train accident: From mishap time to deaths to helpline; know every detail here

Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express train accident: From mishap time to deaths to helpline; know every detail here

Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express train accident: Moreover, media reports are claiming that the government is also probing terror angle (if any) in the mishap

By: | Published: August 19, 2017 7:29 PM
Kalinga Utkal Express, Kalinga Utkal Express, Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express train accident, haridwar, derailment, indian railways,  Utkal Express, helpline At least 5 coaches of Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express were derailed near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

In an unfortunate incident, at least 5 coaches of Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express were derailed near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. At least 5 persons have been reported dead, according to various media reports. However, official word on deaths is yet to come. Moreover, at least 34 people are reportedly injured in the train mishap. Rail minister Suresh Prabhu is personally monitoring the situation. Moreover, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has also expressed concern over the incident. Here are things to know about the unfortunate incident:-

Where: 5 coaches of Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express were derailed near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh

When: The accident happened at 5.50 PM on Saturday

How: The accident happened due to the derailment. However, the exact cause of the derailment is yet to be ascertained

Deaths: At least 5 passengers have died so far

Injured: At least 34 people were injured in the mishap

Helpline number: 5101

Other details: The train was scheduled to reach Haridwar at 9 PM.

Moreover, media reports are claiming that the government is also probing terror angle (if any) in the mishap

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