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OHE van derails near Dantewada, Naxal hand suspected

By Vikas

An Over Head Equipment (OHE) van has derailed near Bhansi in Chhatisgarh's Dantewada region. The Naxals are suspected to be behind the incident which took place on Monday.

No one was injured in the incident.

Uprooted railway tracks

Some parts of the railway track were found to be uprooted between Kamaloor and Kuper which has led the police to a suspicion that this could be the handiwork of the Naxals. Dantewada is also a Naxal infested region.

Reports say that walky-talkies and mobile phones of the railway officials were also snatched by Naxals.

On Sunday, four wagons of a goods train derailed near Hardattpur railway station in Uttar Pradesh. No one was injured in the incident.

On last Tuesday (Aug 29), Mumbai bound Duronto Express derailed as the rains washed away parts of the tracks in Maharashtra's Titwala district. Former minister of railways Suresh Prabhu had on August 23 offered to resign following a number of train derailment incidents. There were two major derailments in August.

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