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Patna-Indore Express Tragedy: PM Modi expresses grief over death of 100 passengers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Sunday Expressed Grief Over The Loss Of Lives In The Derailment Of The Patna-Indore Express.

PTI | Updated on: 20 Nov 2016, 01:57:35 PM

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the derailment of the Patna-Indore Express.

“Anguished beyond words on the loss of lives due to the derailing of the Patna-Indore express. My thoughts are with the bereaved families,” he said in a tweet.

The Prime Minister said that Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is personally monitoring the situation.

“Prayers with those injured in the tragic train accident.  I’ve spoken to @sureshpprabhu, who is personally monitoring the situation closely,” Modi said.

At least 100 people have been killed and over 150 injured in the derailment of the Indore-Patna Express in Kanpur Dehat (Rural) district in the wee hours on Sunday.


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First Published : 20 Nov 2016, 09:15:00 AM