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Seemanchal Express: Condolences pour in after train derailment, take a look here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Were Among The Many People Who Expressed Sorrow At The Loss Of Lives.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 03 Feb 2019, 12:15:45 PM
the accident occurred at 3.58 am in Sahadai Buzurg on Sunday. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi:

Eleven coaches of Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express derailed at the Sahadai Buzurg area of Bihar's Vaishali district around 3:52 am on Sunday killing seven people and injuring several others. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal were among the many people who expressed sorrow at the loss of lives.

Let us take a look at the condolence messages:

Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India

I am saddened to know about the derailment of the Delhi bound Seemanchal Express in Bihar in which few people died and several injured. My deepest condolences to the members of bereaved families and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

#SeemanchalExpress #Bihar

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister

Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to the derailment of coaches of the Seemanchal Express. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover quickly. Railways, NDRF, and local authorities are providing all possible assistance in the wake of the accident.

Rahul Gandhi, Congress president

I am deeply pained by the Bihar train accident. I express my deepest condolences and grief for the families who have suffered in the accident. Local Congress workers are requested to help all the families affected by the accident.

Piyush Goyal, Railways minister

Railway Minister is in touch with Railway Board members and GM ECR regarding #seemanchalexpress accident. Relief and rescue operations are underway. He has expressed profound grief over the loss of innocent lives in this tragic accident and wished speedy recovery for the injured.

Nitish Kumar, Bihar Chief Minister

I am deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the derailment of the Seemanchal Express and wish speedy recovery for the injured. I also direct the administration to provide all kinds of assistance to the rescue workers.

Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Chief Minister

Deeply saddened at the loss of lives and injuries in derailment of #SeemanchalExpress coaches in #Bihar. My condolences to the bereaved families, who lost dear ones, I pray that the injured recover soon..There must be an inquiry to find out the causes.

Siddaramaiah, Congress leader and former chief minister of Karnataka

Deeply saddened by the unfortunate deaths & injuries due to derailment #SeemanchalExpress. My condolences to all the family members & well-wishers of the deceased & wish for the speedy recovery of the injured.

Rajeev Pratap Rudy, BJP leader

Deeply pained by death and injury caused by derailment of coaches of the #SeemanchalExpress. Extending all possible support for rescue and relief operations. My deepest condolences with those who have lost their loved ones and my prayers for the early recovery of injured.

CP Joshi, Congress leader

Extremely saddened to hear about the loss of lives in derailment of #SeemanchalExpress coaches in #Bihar. My heartfelt condolences to the families of deceased, I pray to almighty for the swift recovery of injured.

Naveen Jindal, Congress leader

Saddened by the news of tragic #SeemanchalExpress derailment that has claimed several innocent lives. The visuals from the mishap are unsettling.

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First Published : 03 Feb 2019, 12:10:39 PM