First published: December 28, 2016, 8:51 AM IST | Updated: 7 mins ago
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At least two people killed and 26 were injured when 15 coaches of the Ajmer-Sealdah express train derailed near Rura railway station in Kanpur Dehat district on Wednesday.
The incident took place at 5:20 am.
Fourteen coaches of the train, 12987 Ajmer-Sealdah express, derailed when it was crossing a bridge over a dry canal in the area, Northern Central Railways PRO Amit Malviya said.
Reports suggest that the mishap took place due to foggy weather.
A thorough probe will be conducted once the rescue operations are over.
Here are the helpline numbers:
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