Indian Railways: Four accidents in 12 hours kill at least seven

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Then, at 4.18 am, 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derailed near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh, killing three people, including a six-year-old boy and his father, and injuring nine.

At least three people were killed and nine injured after 13 coaches of the express train jumped the rails near Manikpur railway station in in the early hours today. "Honourable Minister of Railway who is keeping a track of the situation has expressed grief over the loss of innocent lives and termed the incident very tragic and unfortunate", Anil Saxena, PRO Indian Railways told News18.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also conveyed his sympathies to the families of the victims and wished speedy recovery to the injured. The third passenger who succumbed to his injuries at a hospital is yet to be identified.

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Two derailments were reported in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district and Odisha's Cuttack. "Seven with minor injuries are being treated at Manikpur", Singh said over phone. "Relief operations are underway", Malviya said.

The Commissioner Railway Safety (North East Circle), Satish Pandey, is probing the accident, said the public relation officer of North Central Railway, Gaurav Bansal.

Railway officials are on the spot and investigating the reasons that led to the accident. In the aftermath of the derailment, movement of trains was disrupted on the Patna-Allahabad route for several hours. The engine of the Jammu-Patna Archana Express separated twice from the train near Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

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