Tourist killed as toy train derails in Darjeeling

  • PTI, Siliguri
  • Updated: Jan 26, 2015 17:46 IST

A woman tourist from Kolkata was killed and several others were injured on Monday, when the Jungle Safari special toy train derailed in Darjeeling district, police said.

After one of the three coaches of the toy train derailed near Chunabhatti, around 30 km from Siliguri, the tourists panicked and started jumping off the train.

One of them, Moli Pal, was hit on the head when she fell on the ground after jumping and died, the police said, adding that several others sustained minor injuries.

Tourists take the Jungle Safari special toy train of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway to enjoy the beauty of the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary.

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