Location Map of Ajmer Sealdah Express Derailment
Sealdah-Ajmer Train Derails: 43 Injured
As per reports, 15 coaches of the 12987 Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed at Rura near Kanpur this morning and killed two persons, injuring at least 43. According to a police official, eight people are in critical condition.
The train went off track while crossing a bridge over a dry canal, around 70 km from Kanpur. Two coaches toppled off and fell down. The reason of the accident is still not known. As per a railway spokesperson, a medical relief train has already been sent to the site. The mishap occurred around 5.20 am.
“Injured already started getting medical care,Doctors r attending to all. We r working with hospitals& dist admin to offer all possible help” says Suresh Prabhu
Ajmer Sealdah Express Derail Helpline Number:
Government has provided helpline numbers for the public during emergencies.
Kanpur: 0512-2323015, 2323016, 2323018
Allahabad: 0532- 2408149, 2408128. 2407353
Tundla: 05612- 220337, 220338, 220339
Aligarh: 0571- 2404056, 2404055