Tamil Nadu: Kannur-Yeshwantpur Express Derailed, 2348 Passengers are Safe

Seven coaches of Kannur-Yeshwantpur Express derailed between Toppuru-Sivadi ghat section in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu on Friday, said South Western Railway (SWR) officials.

Chennai:The incident took place around 3.50 am on Friday. The coaches derailed due to the sudden falling of boulders on the train.Also Read – Tami Nadu petrol dealers say no to plastic money from tomorrow

No casualties and injuries have been reported. SWR officials said all the 2,348 passengers on board are safe.

Following the incident, the DRM Bengaluru Shyam Singh with the Divisional team of senior officers and a doctor rushed to the spot immediately with an accident relief train (ART) and medical equipment van at 4.45 am.

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