05/02/2016 9:51 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST

Kanyakumari-Bangalore Express Derailed In Tamil Nadu, Over 13 Injured


The Kanyakumari-Bangalore Express got derailed early Friday morning in Tamil Nadu, leaving 13 passengers injured. According to ANI, four coaches were derailed between Somanayakanpatti and Patchur at around 4:15 AM.

The injured personnel were rushed to nearby Tirupatur government hospital.

According to a NDTV report, at least 11 trains have been cancelled between the Chennai and Bengaluru sector due to the accident, including the Chennai-Bengaluru-Chennai double decker, Chennai-Bengaluru-Chennai Brindavan Express and Lalbagh Express, among others.

ANI has given the following helpline numbers for contact:

  • Bengaluru City - 080 22156553, 080 22156554, 080 22873103
  • Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station - 080 23339162
  • Railways - 58885

More details are awaited.

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