Khatauli, UP Kaling Utkal Express going to Haridwar from Puri got crashed on Saturday evening in Khatauli police station area of Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. 14 cartridges of the train derailed. The incident was so horrible that many cans climbed on top of each other. In this accident 24 passengers were killed and more than 150 injured. The horrific incident happened at around 5.45 pm in Meerut-Saharanpur railway division.Uttar Pradesh’s Directorate General of Police has issued a release saying 24 people have died and more than 150 have been injured. According to railway sources, the dead bodies were removed after cutting the bogies. Of these, 26 are seriously injured, while the rest 71 have received minor injuries. At present, the police-administration staff is present on the spot. Relief work is in progress.
0 killed, 92 injured in railway accident
At the same time, the second Railway Board has confirmed 20 deaths in a train accident in Muzaffarnagar. Railways said on Sunday that 92 others were injured in the accident. 22 of them are fragile. Mohammad Jamshed of the Railway Board told the media here, according to our final figures, 20 people have lost their lives and 92 others have been injured, of whom 22 are seriously injured.
The incident took place on Saturdays at 5.00 hours. Train number 18477 Kalinga-Utkal Express was going from Puri to Haridwar. Meanwhile, 14 coaches of the train derailed near Khatauli railway station of Muzaffarnagar. The tracks derailed from the tracks near the track and entered the school building.
After the derailment, many of the train’s passengers entered each other. Many cans climbed on top of each other. To remove passengers stranded in these coaches, the cans were cut with a gas cutter. The crane was used to remove the cartons. After the incident Meerut, Ambala, Saharanpur track has been closed.
After the incident, the UP ATS team reached the spot on Saturday night. According to ATS sources, the tire angle is not visible at first glance. However, the matter is being investigated right now.