Hyderabad: At least twelve people sustained injuries after a Falaknuma-bound MMTS train collided with Secunderabad-bound Hundry Express near Kachiguda railway station in Hyderabad on Monday.
“An MMTS train collided into Handry express near Kachiguda station at around 10.30 am. Twelve people were injured in the incident. The driver of MMTS is stuck inside the cabin. The rescue ops is going on,” said South Central Railway AddlGeneral Manager BB Singh while informing about the incident.
Ops underway to rescue driver
Operations are underway to rescue the driver of the Lingampalli-Falaknuma train, which collided with the Secunderabad-bound Hundry Express near Kacheguda railway station.
Reportedly the driver is still stuck inside the train.
According to sources, the primary investigation revealed that the accident occurred due to human error and further investigation has been ordered into the matter.
Received the tragic news of the train accident in Hyderabad & immediate instructions have been given to the authorities for assistance & monitoring.
Railway administration is extending assistance & have made arrangements for the treatment of the injured at the accident site.
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