Katni, Apr 14: Five coaches of a passenger train got derailed in Katni district of Madhya Pradesh late on Saturday evening. 12 persons who are said to be injured have been sent to the nearby hospital for treatment. The incident happened when Katni-Chopan passenger train was between Salhna and Pipariyakala, news agency ANI reported.

Reports claimed that the rescue operation, on the site of the accident, is underway. The incident took place at 10.20 p.m.

The coaches of the 51675 Katni-Chopan Express derailed between the Piparia and Kaman stations in Katni, West Central Railway’s Chief Public Relations Officer Gunjan Gupta was quoted as saying in a report.

Meanwhile, more details are awaited.