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Locomotive Pilot Rescued Eight Hours After Hyderabad Train Collision 'Recovering'

As many as 16 people were injured when the MMTS train collided with the Hundry Express at the Kacheguda station around 10.30 AM on Monday.

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Updated:November 12, 2019, 1:17 PM IST
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Locomotive Pilot Rescued Eight Hours After Hyderabad Train Collision 'Recovering'
Emergency personnel and railway workers try to rescue a worker in the cabin of a surburban rail train after it collided with an intercity express train at Kachiguda Railway Station in Hyderabad. (Image: AFP)

Hyderabad: The loco pilot of a local train, who was rescued after an eight-hour long operation after being trapped in the cabin following a collision involving the train and another at the Kacheguda railway station here, was recovering from his injuries, railway sources said on Tuesday.

Chandrasekhar, the loco pilot of the Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) local train, was admitted to a private hospital after he was rescued on Monday evening.

As many as 16 people were injured when the MMTS train collided with the Hundry Express at the Kacheguda station around 10.30 AM on Monday.

The loco pilot was rescued after an eight-hour long operation involving multiple agencies.

"He is recovering," they said adding all the injured passengers, who were admitted to hospital, are safe.

Of the 16 injured passengers, nine were discharged from hospital on Monday itself. No one among the remaining seven is critical any more, the sources said.

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