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Two Cargo Trains Collide in Singrauli of MP


Train accident occurred in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday morning. The two trains of the National Thermal Power Corporation or NTPC collided head-on at Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli at around 5 am. One of the train was carrying coal for the NTPC plant at Uttar Pradesh’s Rihand Nagar, while the other was returning empty. Several railway staffers are feared trapped and three killed. The railway officials and police have reached the spot and a rescue operation was underway.

According to information received from the police control room, the two trains collided head on in the Baidhan police station area. One of the freight train was loaded with coal, while the other coming from the other side was empty. Sources say that there is a single rail line to carry coal to the NTPC plant. And, only one train can ply at a time. However, on Sunday, two trains were moved to the same track which caused the head on collision.

After getting information about the incident, the police and rescue teams reached the spot and are making the attempts to rescue those trapped in the debris. However, it has not been revealed yet that due to whose negligence, there has been a face-to-face collision between the two trains.