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CCTV footage shows horrifying moment 16 people were injured as two trains collide head on

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Published on November 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:45s

CCTV footage shows horrifying moment 16 people were injured as two trains collide head on

This is the horror moment two trains collided head-on injuring 16 passengers.CCTV footage captured the trains smashing into each other after one of the drivers allegedly "ignored railway signals", local sources said.The carriages can be seen crumpling as they crash into each other at Hyderabad's Kacheguda station in India, yesterday (11).Commuters jumped from the carriages and 16 passengers were rushed to hospital after the crash, at around 11.15am.Initial investigations found the collision was caused by the "negligent" driver of one of the trains, a local source said.South Central Railway officials said the driver of the trains proceeded "without being given a signal".One person is understood to have been critically injured in the collision, and nine have already been discharged from Osmania General Hospital,The crash involved the a train heading to Falaknuma and a locomotive called the Hundry Express.The driver one of the trains was trapped in his cabin for eight hours before he was rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).NDRF assistant commandant Senthil Kumar, said: "We used electric cutters to cut open the cabin. "If we had used gas cutters, the cabin would have probably caught fire as there were fibre and other inflammable material inside."South Central Railway authorities said the Commission of Railway Safety, the body which investigates rail accidents, will conduct an inquiry.

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CCTV footage shows horrifying moment 16 people were injured as two trains collide head on

This is the horror moment two trains collided head-on injuring 16 passengers.CCTV footage captured the trains smashing into each other after one of the drivers allegedly "ignored railway signals", local sources said.The carriages can be seen crumpling as they crash into each other at Hyderabad's Kacheguda station in India, yesterday (11).Commuters jumped from the carriages and 16 passengers were rushed to hospital after the crash, at around 11.15am.Initial investigations found the collision was caused by the "negligent" driver of one of the trains, a local source said.South Central Railway officials said the driver of the trains proceeded "without being given a signal".One person is understood to have been critically injured in the collision, and nine have already been discharged from Osmania General Hospital,The crash involved the a train heading to Falaknuma and a locomotive called the Hundry Express.The driver one of the trains was trapped in his cabin for eight hours before he was rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).NDRF assistant commandant Senthil Kumar, said: "We used electric cutters to cut open the cabin.

"If we had used gas cutters, the cabin would have probably caught fire as there were fibre and other inflammable material inside."South Central Railway authorities said the Commission of Railway Safety, the body which investigates rail accidents, will conduct an inquiry.

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