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Indigo flight diverted to Jaipur as passenger suffers cardiac arrest on board

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NEW DELHI — A Chandigarh-bound Indigo flight from Mumbai was forced to land at Sanganer airport here on Thursday after an elderly woman suffered a cardiac arrest on board.

The woman identified as Sitalaxmi Menon, who is in her late 60s, is being treated at a private hospital near the airport and the flight left for Chandigarh after the brief halt, the airport director J S Balhara told PTI.

The captain of the flight 6E495 informed the ATC about the medical emergency so the plane was landed, he said.

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7 killed after Delhi-Bound train derails in Bihar

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NEW DELHI — At least seven people have died and 14 others injured after a Delhi-bound train derailed early Sunday morning in Bihar’s Vaishali district.

Eleven coaches of 12487 Seemanchal Express derailed near Sahadai Buzurg at around 3:52 am. Three of the coaches overturned and the high force of the impact destroyed them completely.

The injured are being transported to local hospitals.

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The superfast train from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at full speed when the accident took place, officials said.

Bodies are believed to be trapped inside one of the affected coaches and the number of dead is likely to rise, local police official said.

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