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Breaking News: Jharkhand Train Accident, 6 Dead, Multiple Injured

Concerns of at least 6 fatalities arise from the collision of an express train at the Kalajharia Railway Station in Jamtara, Jharkhand, while numerous others have been injured.

New Delhi: Concerns of at least 6 fatalities arise from the collision of an express train at the Kalajharia Railway Station in Jamtara, Jharkhand, while numerous others have been injured.

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It has been reported that upon hearing news of a fire breaking out on one train, chaos ensued among passengers, leading them to disembark from the train.

Amidst this commotion, another fast-moving train on the adjacent track ran over them, resulting in the deaths of 6 passengers and reports of several others sustaining injuries.

Information suggests that passengers on the Anga Express traveling from Bhagalpur to Bangalore had disembarked from the train upon hearing rumors of a fire, in an attempt to escape the blaze.

As they attempted to cross the tracks to safety, a train coming on other track ran over them, resulting in the tragic loss of 6 lives and several others being wounded.

Emergency operations are underway at the scene of the incident. The Deputy Commissioner of Jamtara has stated that medical teams, four ambulances, and three buses have been dispatched to transport the injured to Jamtara. Further details are awaited.

The location of the incident is reported to be 15 kilometers away from the district headquarters. Helpline numbers established by the authorities are as follows:

  • Asansol Helpline: 7679523874
  • Jamtara Helpline: 7679523874

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