Ten bogies of passenger train derails in Odisha, 5 injured

At least five passengers were injured when 10 bogies of an express train travelling from Durg in Chhattisgarh to Puri in Orissa tonight derailed at Lakhna, 200km from here, railway officials said.

The derailment took place shortly after Durg-Puri intercity express left Lakhna station in Odisha's Nuapara district at around 9pm.

Ten bogies of the train jumped the tracks, injuring five passengers, East Coast Central Railway's Chief Public Relations Officer R N Mahapatra said here.

A medical team from Raipur and two relief contingents from Sambalpur and Kantabanjhi were sent to the accident spot.

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