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Goods train derails at Patasa near Rourkela

Nine wagons of an iron ore-laden goods train jumped rails at Patasa near Bimalagarh, about 70 km from Rourkela.

india Updated: Oct 11, 2006 12:18 IST

Nine wagons of an iron ore-laden goods train jumped rails at Patasa near Bimalagarh, about 70 km fromRourkela on Tuesday, the government railway police saidon Wednesday.

No one was injured in the mishap, the sources said.

The accident occurred in the Barsuan-Rourkela section of the railway line when the iron ore was on its way to the Rourkela Steel Plant from the mines.

The cause of the derailment is under investigation, the sources said.

First Published: Oct 11, 2006 12:07 IST