6 dead, 37 injured as train derails in Bihar

At least six passengers died and 37 were injured when 11 coaches of the Delhi-bound Jogbani-Anand Vihar Seemanchal Express derailed at Sahadai Buzurg railway station near Hajipur, in Bihar’s Vaishali district, at 3.58 am on Sunday.

The accident site, around 50 km from Patna, is a single line section on the Barauni-Bachhwara-Hajipur route under Sonepur division of East Central Railway.

Officials said the coaches appeared to have derailed due to fractured rails.

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