Eight injured in Udon Thani train derailing

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UDON THANI, Nov 12 ––  Eight people were injured as five carriages of a Bangkok-Nongkhai train derailed in Udon Thani this morning.

The express train from Bangkok destined for the northeastern province of Nong Khai derailed near Nong Dae station.

Five carriages slipped off the rails, with eight passengers slightly injured.

The initial investigation found that track damage may have resulted from the incident.

State Railway of Thailand (SRT) workers were returning the carriages to the tracks and repairing the damage in order to resume services as soon as possible.