26 killed as passenger train derails on Konkan route


Raigad: At least 18 people were killed and 30 injured when a passenger train derailed on Konkan Railway route in Maharashtra’s Raigad district today. The accident occurred just outside a tunnel near Nidi village, when the engine and four out of 20 bogies of Diwa-Sawantwadi passenger train derailed at around 10 AM between Nagothane and Roha railway stations, about 120 kms from Mumbai.
Rescue operations were going on, police said, adding that workers were trying to extricate people trapped under bogies that overturned after derailment.


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