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Sealdah-Ajmer Express mishap: 46 injured passengers discharged from Kanpur hospital

Of The 62 People Admitted To Hospitals Here After Being Injured In The Derailment Of Sealdah-Ajmer Express, 46 Have Been Discharged While The Six-year-old Girl, Who Suffered Serious Head Injury, Has Been Operated Upon Successfully.

PTI | Updated on: 29 Dec 2016, 07:11:58 PM
Following the derailment of the Sealdah-Ajmer Express, 42 of the injured were admitted at Mati district hospital in Kanpur (Rural), while 20 seriously injured were undergoing treatment at the Hallet hospital.

Kanpur:

Of the 62 people admitted to hospitals here after being injured in the derailment of Sealdah-Ajmer Express, 46 have been discharged while the six-year-old girl, who suffered serious head injury, has been operated upon successfully.

Shreya, who was admitted to Hallet Hospital in Kanpur after suffering serious head injury was operated upon and the procedure was successful, CMO Ramayan Prasad said. 

The girl, a resident of Tollygunge in West Bengal, was injured when the 15 coaches of the Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed while it was crossing a bridge near Rura Railway Station in Kanpur Rural district on Wednesday. 

Pieces of her skull had inserted the brain. The operation was conducted on Tuesday night and she is now in ICU, Prasad said. 

Following the derailment of the Sealdah-Ajmer Express, 42 of the injured were admitted at Mati district hospital in Kanpur (Rural), while 20 seriously injured were undergoing treatment at the Hallet hospital. 

The CMO said treatment and medicines are being provided free of charge to the injured as per Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav's direction. 

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First Published : 29 Dec 2016, 07:05:00 PM

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