Jhelum Express derails in Punjab; three injured

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Ludhiana, Oct 4 (IANS) At least three people were injured after 10 coaches of the Jhelum Express passenger train derailed near Ludhiana city in Punjab, police said on Tuesday.

Injured people, travelling on the train, have been sent to Civil hospital Ludhiana, the Ministry of Railways tweeted.

“11078 (Jhelum exp) derailed on approach to river Sutlej bridge Philore- Ladowal sec NR/ FZR div, No casualty and only 2 minor injuries,” the ministry tweeted.

“Derailed coaches B5,S1,PC,S2, S3,S4,S5,S6,S7 and S8. Injured send to Civil hospital Ludhiana, three buses reached site,” the ministry added.

The derailment took place between Phillaur and Ludhiana. The train plies between Jammu Tawi and Pune stations.



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