Guwahati, 16 April-2014(Manorama Gogoi): At least 10 coaches of the 15666 BG Express derailed at Ajuri station near Morigaon in central Assam early today and over 50 passengers were injured, local police said to our reporter.
15666 BG Express Train Derailed in Early hours and 50 Injured in Assam
Train accident in Assam: 15666 BG Express
The three coaches of the Dimapur-Kamakhya train jumped the tracks but toppled down near Jagiroad in Morigaon district at 0205 am, they said. Seventeen passengers were seriously injured and shifted to Gauhati Medical College Hospital, police said.
Rest of the passengers were reported to have received minor injuries and were released after receiving first aid in Morigaon Civil Hospital, Northeast Frontier Railway sources said.
Senior railway officials have rushed to the site and rescue operations are on but our reporter says that there may be found causalities in this train accident.
However, Railway department and local administration has activated Helpline phone numbers for more information. The numbers have been activated and they are at
Dimapur : 03862-228404,
Lumding: 03674-264848/49/50 and
Guwahati : 0361-2731621/22/23,
Local administration have requested to the relatives of injured passengers to contact with above numbers for more details.