Vellore, Feb 05, 2016: The Kanniyakumari-Bangalore Island Express derailed between Somanayakanpatti and Patchur in Tamil Nadu in the early hours of Friday morning.
The Kanniyakumari-Bangalore Island Express derailed between Somanayakanpatti and Patchur in Tamil NaduThe Express which left on Thursday, derailed between Somanayakanpatti and Patchur in Tamil Nadu around 4.15 am where the 10 injured were rushed to the Tirupatur government hospital.
According to reports 10 people have been injured in the accident although no deaths have been reported.
As a result of the derailment, 11 coaches were flipped off the tracks. Eight of the coaches derailed, while 3 got capsized.
"Relief and rescue operations are in full swing, around 8-10 injured persons have been admitted to the hospital," the railway PRO said.
"We have rushed some buses to the accident site to clear the stranded passengers," the railway authorities added.
No casualties have been reported so far.
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