One person lost his life in the Mondays Hubli Miraj passenger train derailment 19 kms from here near Sulebhavi.
The deceased has been identified as Hemant Kupwad aged 35 a railway employee and 26 others are injured out of which one person is serious.
MOS Muniappah who was here visited the spot and also looked after the repairs.
The accident occured near a unmanned rail crossing due sudden flow of water, the track had lost the grip and hence the Engine derailed first.
Rescue work was done at a wars pace and normalcy to the track could be restored any moment.
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