Two persons injured in Assam train collision

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May 16 (PTI) Nagaon, Two persons were injured when the Kalangpar Express collided with a goods train while shunting at Haibargaon Railway Station in Nagaon district of Assam this morning.

After dropping passengers at Guwahati Railway Station, the empty bogies of Moirabari-Guwahati Kalangpar Express were proceeding to Haibargaon for parking when it overshot a signal and hit the goods train resulting in the derailment of the goods train engine, railway officials said.

The incident took place at 7:20 AM.

A guard and a pointsman supervising the shunting were among the injured. They were rushed to a hospital, they said.

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