Howrah-bound Rajdhani Express derails in West Bengal, no casualties

Howrah (West Bengal), Aug 30 (ANI): Two coaches of the Howrah-bound Rajdhani Express derailed near Baruipara station in West Bengal today. However, no casualties were reported.

According to sources, the mishap occurred when the express was passing platform number three of the Baruipara station and switching onto another track, around 50 km from Howrah, when two front wheels of the engine jumped off the rails, which led to two coaches behind it derailing.

Pandoral clips on the tracks were found removed.

Around 50 feet of track was damaged as a result of the derailment.

More details are awaited. (ANI)

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