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Seven Injured as 12 Coaches of Ajmer-Sealdah Express Get Derailed Near Kanpur

First published: December 28, 2016, 7:20 AM IST | Updated: 0 mins ago

Representative image of train derailment. (Image: CNN-News18)

Kanpur: Seven persons were left injured as 12 coaches of Ajmer Sealdah Express Train got derailed in Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Reportedly, the incident happened near Roora railway station in Kanpur Dehat district.

The accident has been confirmed by UP DGP on Twitter.

“Derailment near Rura Kanpur. Rescue going on. 16 rescued admitted to hospital. No casualty so far,” he tweeted.

Earlier on November 20, fourteen coaches of the Indore-Patna Express got derailed, killing at least 120 and injuring 200, near Pukhrayan in Kanpur district Uttar Pradesh.