Two dead, 43 injured as Sealdah Ajmer Express derails

Kanpur (India), 28 Dec – Several coaches of Sealdah-Ajmer Superfast Express derailed in Kanpur Dehat district in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. As per preliminary reports, more than 40 passengers have been injured in the incident. Initially, the exact number of coaches that have derailed could not be ascertained. However, reports suggested that the number could be between 11 to 14 coaches. Rescue teams were immediately rushed to the spot.


This is the second train accident in Uttar Pradesh within months. In November, Indore-Patna Express had derailed at Pukhrayan in Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh, killing 120 people and injuring 180 others.

The Indian Express