Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed near Kanpur:
Sixty-two persons were injured, 10 of them grievously, when the Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed near rural Kanpur in the early hours of 28th  December. No casualties were reported.

Cause of Accident not yet ascertained:
The cause of derailment could not be ascertained at this moment. Authorities dismissed the foggy conditions as being a factor behind the accident.

Earlier Rail Accident:
More than 145 persons were killed and close to 200 injured when 14 coaches of the Patna-bound Indore-Rajendranagar Express went off the track between the Pukhrayan and Malasa stations along the Jhansi-Kanpur section last month.