Train accidents are very common in India due to lack of proper railway arrangements, and people usually comes to hear about the derailments and collisions of trains and that also claims the lives of many common peoples. In such another railway accident, four coaches of the Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed today, leaving a dozen passengers injured in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district.
According to the earlier reports and information, the Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed near Rajiyasar at around 2 AM.
The authorities and police timely reached the spot and blocked the area and rescued the passenger. Thankfully, the incident doesn’t cause much of the harm to the lives and the authorities have called for an enquiry.
Around a dozen passengers received minor injuries in the mishap, Additional SP Surendra Singh told PTI. He said the injured were given primary treatment.
A senior official of NWR’s Bikaner division said the Bikaner-Suratgarh railway track has been blocked due to the incident and restoration work has started.
Several trains including 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 visited the spot.
SHO, Rajiyasar Police Station, Ganesh Kumar said the locals and police initiated rescue operation and the passengers were provided food and shifted to safer places. They later left for their destination by road.