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Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Bidar

Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Bidar

Bidar Apr 21, 2017 11:51:48 AM (IST)

Bidar/Secundrabad: Four coaches of the Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derailed on Friday near Khalgapur station in Karnataka, officials said. No injuries or casualties were reported.

Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Bidar-1"The Hyderabad bound train rolled off the tracks between Khalgapur and Bhalki stations around 1.45 a.m. in Bidhar district," South Central Railway spokesperson Umashankar Kumar M. said.

"The engine and four coaches of the train derailed," he said. The passengers were shifted to the rear portion of the train and were brought to Khalgapur station. The official also said that the tracks were cleared. "A high level five-member committee has been formed to inquire into the cause of derailment," he added.

On April 15, at least 14 passengers were injured when eight coaches of the Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed near Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.