Major Train Accident in MP | Death Toll Cross 20

20 people including three children were so far reported dead and several injured in twin-train derailment in Madhya Pradesh, even as rescue operations continued. Two trains were derailed on Tuesday night (August 4) while crossing a swollen Machak river near Harda in Madhya Pradesh. According to West Central Railway PRO Piyush Mathur seven coaches of Kamayani Express and three coaches plus the engine of Janata Express were derailed late last night as the base material on the tracks got washed away. “Seven bogies of Kamayani Express and engine plus three coaches of Janata Express were derailed between Khirkiya and Bhirangi stations near Harda,” Mathur said. “The mishap took place around 11.30pm on Tuesday as base material of the tracks got washed away in heavy rains. Meanwhile, rescue operations continued even as several passengers were feared trapped in water after coaches of both the train plunged into the river.

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