The train was on the way to New Delhi when the incident occurred near Rooma railway station in Kanpur Nagar district at around 1 am.
The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Kanpur. CPRO Northern Central Railway,
According to railway officials, at least 13 people were injured in the incident.
Gaurav Krishan Bansal told AIR that no causality is reported in the accident. Railways have diverted 13 trains and cancelled one train. CPRO Gaurav Bansal said diverted rail traffic will be restored soon. All senior rail and administration officers are on spot.
Additional Director General (Public Relations) in Ministry of Railways, Smita Vats Sharma said, accident Relief Train and Accident Relief Medical Equipment are at the site and all the passengers have been evacuated.
The railways have issued helpline numbers: 1072, 9454403738, 9454401463, 9454401075, 9454400384 and 0512-23333111/112/113.
Mulayam Singh Yadav has been running from pillar to post with an intense campaign to ensure fifth win from Manipur parliamentary constituency. Addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, the veteran Samajwadi Party candidate Mulayam Singh Yadav said,” Let me win by a huge majority this time…”.
“It is after a long gap that we all are together. All those in Mainpuri are mine and I appeal to let me win by a huge majority this time, which should be more than the margin of last time because this is my last election and thus I appeal to all, including youth, to make it possible,” said Yadav.
He enjoys special connect with Mainpuri, where he began his career as a teacher in an intermediate school and won four times from Mainpuri parliamentary constituency -- in 1996, 2004, 2009, 2014.
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