As per sources, eight coaches of the train included 6 sleeper coaches and 2 general bogies.

The incident reportedly occurred around 2:42 pm. According to reliable sources, the DRM, Lucknow has rushed to the spot. The incident has affected traffic on this rail route.

More coaches and ambulances have been sent to the accident site to help the stranded passengers.

Last year too, the train had encountered accident on its way from Howrah to Dehradun when it got derailed near Koridia village, around 35 kilometers from Jaunpur in the state. Five people had died and 10 got injured in the incident.

(JPN)

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