Watch: Seven coaches of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra

On August 19, 14 coaches of Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli, killing over 20 and injuring over 150 people. Last week, nine coaches of Kaifiyat Express went off the track in Auraiya, leaving at least 70 injured.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 29, 2017 8:58 am
nagpur mumbai duronto express derailed, nagpur mumbai duronto express, duronto express maharashtra derailed, titwala, Asangaon, kaifiyat express, kalinga utkal express, train derailment, indian express news Five coaches of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed on Tueday. (Source: Doordarshan/Twitter)

Seven coaches of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed on Tuesday near Asangaon, in Maharashtra. A rescue team has been dispatched from Kalyan. Railway officials said there have been no casualties so far. This is the third incident of train derailment in the last 10 days. On August 19, 14 coaches of Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli, killing over 20 and injuring over 150 people. Last week, nine coaches of Kaifiyat Express went off the track in Auraiya, leaving at least 70 injured.

Taking moral responsibility for the train accidents under his watch, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had offered to resign but was asked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “wait”.

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