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Patna-Indore Express Kanpur Tragedy: Death toll rises to staggering 100, over 200 injured

At Least 100 People Were Dead After 14 Coaches Of Patna-Indore Express Derailed Near Kanpur Rural At Around 3:00 Am On Sunday. Rescue Operations Are Going On And Many People Are Still Trapped Inside.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 20 Nov 2016, 06:13:16 PM

New Delhi:

At least 100 people were dead after 14 coaches of Patna-Indore express derailed near Kanpur Rural at around 3:00 am on Sunday. Rescue operations are going on and many people are still trapped inside.

Over 200 people are reportedly injured.

The accident took place near Pukharayan (Kanpur) at 3:00 am. Reason of derailment is still unknown.

District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police were at the spot and taking stock of the situation.

Railway has re-routed or cancelled several trains. Injured have been rushed to near by hospital. 

Northern railway has also issued helpline number for the kin of Patna-Indore train passengers.

Also read | PM Modi expresses grief over death of 63 passengers

Helpline number: (Read more)

Jhansi - 05101072 ; Orai - 051621072 ; Kanpur - 05131072 ; Allahabad - 05321072 ; Pokhrayan- 05113-270239

Tundla - 056121072 ; Aligarh - 05711072 ; Etawah- 056881072 ; Fatehpur - 051801072

Indore - 0731 2521045, 0731 1072 ; Ujjain - 0734 2560906

Nagda - 07366 1072 ; Ratlam - 07412 1072

Patna- BSNL-0612-2202290 ; 0612-2202291 ; 0612-2202292; Railway-025-83288

Mugalsarai - BSNL- 05412-251258

Hajipur- BSNL 06224-272230

Also Read: Derailment of 14 bogies of goods train in Chattisgarh disrupts rail traffic on Howrah-Mumbai route, none hurt

Coaches derailed: Engine + SLR+GS+GS+A1+B1/2/3+BE+S1/2/3/4/5/6 

Coaches safe: S7/8/9/10/11/12+GS+GS+SLR

Cancelled trains: 

11109/Jhansi - Lucknow Jn. Intercity Express

51803 Jhansi - Kanpur Passenger 

Diverted trains: 

12522/Rapti Sagar SF Expres

12541/Gorakhpur - Lokmanya Tilak (T.) 

12542/Lokmanya Tilak (T.) - Gorakhpur 

12534/Pushpak Express (PT) - Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji

22181/Jabalpur - Hazrat Nizamuddin SF Express

Here are the live updates: 

#Death toll rises to 100: More than 100 people have died, rescue operation is still underway: Daljeet Singh Chaudhary (ADG, Law & order ,UP) 

#I spoke to Railway Minister and have assured that State Govt will provide whatever help needed in the rescue ops; politics can wait: UP CM

All resources are in place; priority right now is only to save & rescue as many people as possible: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav 

When I was informed about the incident, directed concerned officials to rush to the spot & conduct primary rescue ops: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

Railway ministry should probe matter soon- whether track was broken or it's a plot against Centre:BJP MP from Kanpur Murli Manohar Joshi

Few officials were injured in a car accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Friday, thank god they didn't sustain serious injuries: UP CM

Deeply saddened by the loss of lives in Patna-Indore train derailment; want to thank officials for conducting rescue ops immediately: UP CM

#Chhatarpur SP, Collector, rescue team, a medical team rushed to accident spot; Injured will be given free treatment: MP CM Shivraj Chouhan

#Unfortunate incident; State Govt is in constant touch with Rail authorities: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on #PatnaIndoreExpress

#Patna-Indore express derailed: MP CM announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for the families of deceased; Rs 50,000 for those critically injured.

#90 killed in Indore-Patna Express derailment: SP, #Kanpur Dehat, Prabhakar Chowdhury (PTI)

#Patna-Indore express train derailment UPDATE: Death toll now reaches 65, rescue and relief ops underway.

Patna-Indore exp derails: UP CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 5Lakh to deceased families;Rs 50,000 for serious injury;Rs 25,000 for minor injury

#This is in addition to the compensation which will be available through Railway Claims Tribunal: Suresh Prabhu

#Patna-Indore express train derailed: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced compensation of Rs25000 for those who sustained minor injuries

#Patna-Indore exp derailed: Rail Min Suresh Prabhu announces ex-gratia of Rs 3.5 lakhs for deceased families,Rs 50,000 for critically injured

#Have made all arrangement to move injured to hosps; have issued helpline nos ; yet to receive info of deceased ppl: Sanjay Agarwal,DM Patna




#Death toll rises to 63 after Patna-Indore express train derailed near Kanpur: IG Kanpur, Zaki Ahmed to ANI

#Patna-Indore exp derailed: UP CM instructs Principal Secy Health to ensure there's no shortage of medicines &blood for treatment of patients

#Patna-Indore exp derailed-Stranded passengers moved to Malasa stn,Spl train from Malasa,Injured moved to Kanpur Dehat hosp: Indian Railways

Special buses & food supplies arranged for victims, helpline numbers issued; medical team at spot; probe on: PRO, Northern central railways

Patna-Indore express train derailed: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav directs ADG (law and order) Daljeet Singh Choudhary to visit the accident spot

#Rail Accident relief, all rescue and relief staff are working on the accident spot.Injured rushed to hospitals, instructed best medical help: Rail Min Suresh Prabhu

#Indore-Patna Rajendra Nagar Express train accident is unfortunate.Deep condolences to bereaved families.We are monitoring situation: MP CM

#Rail,Dist,state, NDRF teams are geared up to deal with the accident & offer all kind of help.We r doing our best, mto deal with sad accident

#Strictest possible action will be taken against those who could be responsible for accident,All possible mobilisation for relief initiated

#Enquiry team will start investigation for cause of accident immediately All necessary assistance provided to the affected,We r taking care

#Ex gratia to unfortunate passengers who died and to injured will be given

#Medical assistance of all kinds is offered. Rail mobile medical units rushed to site.All injured rushed to hospitals, immediate medical help: Suresh Prabhu

#Death toll rises to 45 after Patna-Indore express train derailed near Kanpur: UP ADG (law and order) Daljeet Singh Choudhary to ANI

#Prayers with those injured in the tragic train accident. I've spoken to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is personally monitoring the situation closely.

#Anguished beyond words on loss of lives due to the derailing of Patna-Indore express. My thoughts are with the bereaved families: PM Modi

#Patna-Indore exp derailed: All hospitals in neighboring distts activated;pvt hospitals of Kanpur put on alert to accommodate patients: UP CM

#Patna-Indore exp derailed-UP CM asks Chief Secy UP to monitor relief ops;pool in resources frm neighbouring dist to enable quicker relief op

#Patna-Indore exp train derailed: HM speaks to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu about derailment of 14 bogies, directs DG, NDRF to rush to spot

#Deeply pained by loss of lives caused by derailment of Patna- Indore Exp near Kanpur.My thoughts are with bereaved families-HM Rajnath Singh

#UPDATE: 30 bodies recovered so far from spot after Patna-Indore express derailed near Pukharayan (Kanpur, UP): IG Kanpur, Zaki Ahmed to ANI

#Patna-Indore express train derailed: All rescue relief work on. All medical & other help rushed.Enquiry ordered: Suresh Prabhu,Railway Min.

#UP CM Akhilesh Yadav directs DGP to personally monitor the relief ops after 14 coaches of Patna-Indore express derailed near Kanpur,20 dead.

#UPDATE: 20 bodies recovered so far from spot after Patna-Indore express derailed near Pukharayan (Kanpur, UP): IG Kanpur, Zakir Ahmed to ANI

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First Published : 20 Nov 2016, 06:27:00 AM