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Special Train Carrying Passengers Of The Ill-fated Indore-Patna Express Which Derailed In Kanpur Rural Area On Sunday Morning Arrived In Patna At Around 4am On Monday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 21 Nov 2016, 11:45:36 AM
Train with victims of Kanpur train tragedy reaches Patna (Image: ANI)

New Delhi:

Special train carrying passengers of the ill-fated Indore-Patna Express which derailed in Kanpur rural area on Sunday morning arrived in Patna at around 4am on Monday. 

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had informed on Sunday that the special train had all possible support for the passengers, including 4000 food packets, 2000 water bottles, 1500 cups of tea to be supplied free of cost. 

The train reportedly also carried injured people who has families in Bihar. A team of 20 doctors were waiting for the victims at the Patna station. 


A tragic train accident killed at least 130 people while injuring another 90 on Sunday morning when the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur Dehat at around 3:10 am on Sunday morning. 

 

The rescue operations, which took all day, were personally overseen by all senior authorities, including UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. 

Ex-gratia amounts have also been announced for deceased’s kin and injured persons by Railway Ministry, Prime Minister, and UP and Madhya Pradesh governments, while, Bihar government has announced a compensation amount for victims from hailing from the state. 

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First Published : 21 Nov 2016, 07:13:00 AM

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