Many people are injured in the derailment
5 people died and several are injured after 6 coaches of the New Farakka Express train derailed 50 m from Harchandpur railway station in Raebareli today morning. NDRF teams from Lucknow and Varanasi have reached the spot and are helping with the rescue, news agency ANI reported.
Here are the updates of the derailment in UP:
Here are some visuals of the accident spot from UP:
According to the ADG, the coaches derailed around 6am this morning.
Anand Kumar, ADG, law and order of UP say around 30 people have been injured seriously and they have been taken to a local hospitals, and some have been taken to Varanasi hospitals.
Several passengers are feared trapped in the derailment.