Some feared dead as passenger train derails in Andhra, CM orders immediate relief measures

Vizianagaram, 29/10: At least 10 persons were injured, and some are feared dead, after two trains collided in Vizianagaram district on Sunday evening, railway officials said.

There was an overshoot of train 08532 Visakhapatnam-Palasa Passenger with 08504 Visakhapatnam-Rayagada Passenger, where 3 coaches were involved and about 10 persons were injured,” a South Coast Railway zone official said.

It is suspected that some deaths have occurred in the accident as well, an official said but could not immediately confirm the information. Divisional Railway Manager Saurabh Prasad reached the site, and rescue operations are in full swing.

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