More than 25 people have been killed after Kamayani and Janata Express derailed near Harda station in Madhya Pardesh.Twitter/ANI

The Indian Railways has either cancelled or diverted a number of trains after the Varanasi-bound Kamayani Express and Mumbai-bound Janata Express derailed while crossing a bridge on the Machak River between Khirkiya and Harda Stations in Madhya Pradesh late on Tuesday night.

The Central Railways has released a list of trains that have been either diverted, cancelled or terminated midway due to the accident, in which at least 28 people were killed and 25 others were injured. Many passengers were rescued from the coaches that fell into the river.

Here is the list of trains that have been either diverted, cancelled or terminated midway. Most of the diverted or cancelled trains are from Mumbai that run to either Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh or Howrah.

The accident took place around 11:30 pm on Tuesday. The trains derailed minutes apart from each other while crossing the bridge. The Railway authorities said the accident took place because the base of the track was washed away in the flash floods.

The rescue operation is reportedly almost complete. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has annnouced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the families of the deceased, Rs 50,000 to the critically injured and Rs 25,000 to the injured passengers.

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