Katni-Chopan train derails in MP, 12 Injured

Jabalpur: At least 12 people injured, after five coaches of the Katni-Chaupan passenger train derailed on Saturday between the Salhna and Piparia Kalan stations in Madhya Pradesh, a railway official said.

West Central Railway’s Chief Public Relation Officer Gunjan Gupta confirmed the derailment

The derailment occurred around 10 pm, about 30 km away from the Katni railway station, Railway Protection Force Inspector Virendra Singh said.

Singh said at least six passengers sustained injuries in the incident. A relief train had reached the site. The reason for the derailment is not yet clear.

Further detail were awaited .