Kolkata, January 13
Five people were killed and 45 injured as several coaches of Bikaner-Guwahati Express train derailed and overturned near Dohomoni in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district on Thursday, officilals said.
TV footages showed a number of coaches lying sideways down the elevated tracks as rescue workers were seen trying to extricate the passengers.
Sources said a relief train has been rushed to the spot.
Jalpaiguri district administration said some injured passengers were being rushed to a hospital in nearby Moynaguri.