Guwahati-Bikaner Express 15633 (up) derailed in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri today and narrowly escaped a major accident. Due to derailment of the wheels of Guwahati-bound Bikaner Express, 4-5 coaches of it overturned at Domohani in Jalpaiguri. 12 coaches have been affected. DRM and ADRM rushed to the site along with an accident relief train and medical van. The death toll in the accident is only said to be of 3 people but things are still uncertain, but due to the magnitude of the accident, there are expected to be a lot of casualties. Rescue operation has started on the spot. A large number of passengers were trapped in the overturned coaches, with some injured. "Following a sudden jerk several bogies overturned. There are casualties...," a passenger has claimed.
The injured people and others who suffered the blow will be possibly rushed to the Domohani government hospital. The helpline number is 0361273622. Kindly contact the given number is someone you know was travelling in the train.
Guwahati-Bikaner Express derailed near Domohani (West Bengal), this evening. No report of any casualties. Details awaited. pic.twitter.com/7q02rbW7T1— ANI (@ANI) January 13, 2022