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12 injured as two trains collide in Hyderabad

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At least 12 passengers were injured when an MMTS train rammed into a stationary train at Kacheguda railway station in Hyderabad on Monday.

At least 12 passengers were injured when an MMTS train rammed into a stationary train at Kacheguda railway station in Hyderabad on Monday.

The Lingampalli-Falaknuma multi-modal transport system (MMTS) and the Kurnool-Secunderabad Hundry Intercity Express (17028) collided at 10:30 am.

The injured have been shifted to the Osmania General Hospital; two of the injured have already been discharged. No deaths have been reported so far. The driver of one of the trains has been trapped amid the wreckage.

“Six coaches of the MMTS service and three coaches of the Hundry Express have been damaged. The 12 passengers were rushed to Osmania General Hospital, of whom two were discharged,” the SCR said in a press release.

“Received the tragic news of the train accident in Hyderabad and immediate instructions have been given to the authorities for assistance and monitoring,” Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted.

He said that railway administration is extending assistance and have made arrangements for the treatment of the injured at the accident site.