Nashik/Mumbai, 15 November: Three passengers were killed and 37 others injured when ten coaches of a train derailed at Ghoti near Igatpuri in Nashik district this morning.
The mishap took place at around 6.20 a.m. when the 12618 Nizamuddin-Ernakulam Lakshadeep Mangala Express train was passing through the Ghoti-Igatpuri section, about 35 km from Nashik, a spokesperson of the Central Railway (CR) said in Mumbai.
The injured have been admitted to different hospitals, railway sources said.
Two of the deceased have been identified as Rahul Kushwaha (31) from Aligarh and Satbir Singh from Haryana. Out of the 23 injured, seven were admitted in Nashik Civil Hosptial, three at Vakratunda Hospital in Nasik, two in Gramin Hospital at Ghoti and another 11 were being treated for minor injuries. Around 450 passengers were brought by buses from the site. pti