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LIVE | Harda twin train derailment: 31 dead, 200 rescued; heavy rains hamper rescue ops
At least 31 people were killed and more than 70 injured when two trains derailed within minutes of each other while crossing a small bridge in Madhya Pradesh shortly before midnight on Tuesday. Helpline numbers: Harda: 9752460088 | Itarasi: 07572- 241920 | Bhopal: 0755-4001609 | Bina: 07572-241920 | Patna: 0612-2206967
  • Kamayani Express and Janata Express derailed

    Twin train derailments in MP

    More than 30 people died after two trains, Kamayani Express and Janata Express derailed within minutes of each other while crossing a small bridge in ...

  • Accident took place at Kudwa

    Twin train derailments in MP

    The accident took place at Kudwa, about 18km from the district headquarters Harda, which is between Bhirangi and Khirakia railway stations. (HT Photo)

  • Derailed

    Twin train derailments in MP

    Indian Railways has announced a compensation of Rs. 2 lakhs to the next of the kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 to grievously injured ...

  • Rescue operations were delayed

    Twin train derailments in MP

    Rescue operations were delayed because roads had been damaged by rain and teams had to walk in the dark to reach the accident site. (HT ...

  • Train accident

    Twin train derailments in MP

    NDRF officials and rescue workers inside a train compartment that derailed near Harda town in Madhya Pradesh. (ANI Photo)

  • Train derailment

    Twin train derailments in MP

    The exact reason behind the derailments is not yet known. Railway officials said heavy rains in the past few days might have damaged railway tracks. ...

  • Tracks submerged

    Twin train derailments in MP

    There was water on tracks and the bridge was submerged. The last bogies of Kamayani Express were derailed. Simultaneously, on the other track, the engines ...

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