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Train derails in Kashmir, 20 injured

Last updated on: November 23, 2011 20:34 IST

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At least 20 passengers were injured when a train on its way from Qazigund to Srinagar derailed at Sadhora village in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday afternoon.

Reportage: Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar


Photographs: Umar Ganie/Rediff.com
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Police sources said that the engine and two bogies of the train had gone off the track. Police and rescue teams reached the accident spot immediately and the injured were evacuated to nearby hospitals for treatment.


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"All the passengers were evacuated safely and senior police officials, along with more rescue teams, are on their way to the accident spot," a senior police officer told rediff.com.


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This is the third major train mishap in the last two days. Seven passengers were killed when two AC bogies of the Howrah-Dehradoon express caught fire in Jharkhand and four passengers were injured in a train collision in Odisha earlier in the day.


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