12 passengers injured as Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derails


Bikaner: On Saturday in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district, four coaches of the Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed, causing dozen passengers wounded.

Near Rajiyasar at about 2 am the Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed. SP Surendra Singh has also further conveyed that, around dozen travelers received minor injuries in the accident. He also further conveyed adding that, the wounded were given initial treatment.

A senior official of NWR’s Bikaner division conveyed that, the Bikaner-Suratgarh railway track has been blocked due to the occurrence and restoration work has commenced.

Several trains counting Jammutavi express and Kota Sriganganagar have been diverted and Jaipur-Suratgarh, Lalgarh-Abohar passenger and Delhi-Bikaner express have been cancelled. IG Vipin K Pandey, Collector Gyanaram and NWR officials arrived at the spot.

SHO, Rajiyasar Police Station, Ganesh Kumar has also further conveyed that, the locals and police commence rescue operation and the passengers were provided food and transfered to safer places. They afterward left for their destination by road.