Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Tamil Nadu Train accident 9 killed 100 Injured (Pic & Video)
Train mishap near Chennai 9 dead 100 injured when a passenger train rammed into a stationary train near Arakkonam derailing five coaches on Tuesday night.
The accident took place at about 9.30 last evening when the Chennai Beach-Vellore local rammed into the Arakkonam-Katpadi train – which was stationary at that time. A compensation of Rs 5 lakh for familes of the dead and Rs 1 lakh for the injured has been announced.
The injured were taken to various hospitals in Vellore while teams of doctors had also reached the accident site.
The accident disrupted rail traffic on the busy Chennai-Katpadi sector with two trains being cancelled and some others diverted.