An incoming practice slammed right into a stationary practice, officers say.
ByOMER FAROOQ Related Press
October 29, 2023, 1:12 PM
HYDERABAD, India — Two passenger trains collided in southern India on Sunday, killing six individuals and inuring 40, officers stated.
The crash occurred in Andhra Pradesh state’s Vizianagaram district when an incoming practice slammed right into a stationary practice, resulting in derailment of at the least three rail vehicles, senior railway officer Saurab Prasad stated.
A number of rescue groups and residents had been extracting injured passengers from the wreckage.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy requested authorities to ship as many ambulances as attainable to the crash web site and ordered different reduction measures.
Prepare crashes are widespread in India and are sometimes blamed totally on human error or outdated signaling tools.
In June, greater than 280 individuals had been killed in one of many nation’s deadliest rail crashes in many years after two passenger trains rammed into one another in japanese India.
Greater than 12 million individuals experience 14,000 trains throughout India day by day, touring on 64,000 kilometers (40,000 miles) of monitor.