Parwanoo (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 12: Two foreigners were killed and 14 people were injured on Saturday when two coaches of a Kalka-Shimla toy train derailed near this Himachal Pradesh town, a police officer said. (Read: Two killed as Duronto Express derails in Karnataka) Also Read - Haryana Shocker: Minor Girl Found Pregnant After Being Drugged, Raped; Accused Arrested

The dead were women, an officer at the spot told IANS on the telephone. The injured were admitted were to hospitals in Pareanoo, 30 km from Chandigarh. The officer said the train with four engines left Kalka in Haryana at 12.40 p.m. It went off the tracks an hour into its journey.  Five trains daily run to-and-fro on the World Heritage Kalka-Shimla line. Also Read - Coronavirus in Haryana: No Lockdown But Stricter Restrictions to be Imposed Soon, Says Minister

“The reason behind the incident is yet to ascertained. It might be a problem in the track or in the coach. There is a possibility that an animal suddenly came on the track or rocks falling on track leading to the derailment,” Northern Railway CPRO Neeraj Sharma told IANS in New Delhi. Also Read - Lockdown in Haryana Won’t be Imposed Anytime Soon But COVID Guidelines to be Followed Strictly, Says State Govt