New Delhi, Nov 24: Here are the LIVE updates of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed near Manikpur railway station in Uttar Pradesh.
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Thirteen coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed near Manikpur railway station in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Friday, leaving at least seven people injured
The Patna-bound train derailed at 4:18 am near Manikpur railway station in Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh, less than 12 hours after a bolero had collided with a passenger train near Lucknow killing four and injuring two
"The injured have been rushed to the hospital and officials have left for the spot. Relief operations are underway," North Central Railway PRO Amit Malviya said
He further said that soon after the accident, a medical train reached the spot and by 5:20 am, an accident relief train was dispatched for the spot
The divisional railway manager (DRM), Allahabad has already reached the spot while the General Manager, NCR is on his way, he said
While no deaths were confirmed by the railways, sources say multiple fatalities cannot be ruled out.
News24Bureau with Agencies