Thirteen coaches of the Vasco da Gama-Patna express derails near Manikpur railway station in Uttar Pradesh 4:18 am and there occurs accident. Regarding the issue, Chitrakoot SP Pratap Gopendra has said that father and son traveled from Bettiah district of Bihar died on the spot and then another person died at the hospital.
Around nine people are injured. In that two of them are serious and are admitted to the district hospital. Seven of them have minor injuries are being treated at Manikpur. Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General (law and order) has said the cause of this accident may be due to fractured Railway track as per local assessment.
The injured were rushed to the hospital immediately after the accident. The medical train reached the spot at 5:20 am and accident relief train was dispatched to the spot said North Central Railway PRO Amit Malviya. After this derailment, the movement of the trains is disrupted on the Patna-Allahabad route.