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Utkal Express train accident Several killed injured after many coaches derailed See pics

At least 20 people were killed and over 100 injured as nine coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar on Saturday evening. Railway ministry officials said that the accident took place around 5:45 pm. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed all possible help. Local administration officials have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway, officials in Delhi said. The derailment is likely to affect movement of trains on the busy Northern Railway route.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 August 2017, 08:16:54 PM
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At least 20 people were killed and over 100 injured as nine coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar on Saturday evening. Railway ministry officials said that the accident took place around 5:45 pm.Television visuals show derailed coaches have crashed into a house. Local administration officials have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway, officials in Delhi said. The derailment is likely to affect movement of trains on the busy Northern Railway route. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath assures all suppport to Railway Ministry in relief and rescue operations.
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Spoke to Yogi Adityanath ji. He has directed two UP ministers also to reach the site to expedite rescue and relief operations: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu
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16 government, 25 private ambulances rushed to rescue and relief operations.
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District official confirms 20 deaths, over 100 injured admitted to local hospitals; causalities expected to go up
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9 PAC Companies issued orders to immediately reach Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar to extend help in Relief and Rescue operations.