Jaisalmer: 10 coaches of Ranikhet Express derails
A team of senior officials have reached the spot to investigate the reason of derailment
Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed last night near Rajasthan's Jaisalmer.
In an official statement from Railways, it said, "Train 15014 Kath Godham-Jaisalmer Express derailed with ten coaches between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer at 23.16 hours last night."
However, no casualties or major injuries were reported, said Railways North West region spokesperson Tarun Jain.
10 Coaches of Ranikhet Express train derailed in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan late last night. No Casualty/ injury reported so far. pic.twitter.com/JY2aLBGHy1
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A team of senior officials have reached the spot to investigate the reason of derailment and passengers continued their journey through a special train.
The exact cause of the derailment is yet to be known but preliminary inquiry revealed that the mishap happened reportedly due to a faulty railway track.
TV footage from the scene showed toppled coaches off the tracks.