More than 100 Dead and Many hurt in Indore Patna Train accident

kanpur train accident


Indore Patna Express Derails- Death Toll Increasing


100 dead in train accident in Kanpur


At least 100 people were killed when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna express train derailed in Kanpur Dehat district. As per media reports, around 226 people were injured, 76 of them in a serious condition, in the accident which occurred near Pukhrayan area. As per railway officials, the number of casualties may rise. Meanwhile, a probe has been ordered by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. An ex-gratia of 3.5 lakh has been announced for the families of those killed in the accident and Rs 50,000 for those who have been seriously injured.


Helpline numbers released by the railways are:


Indore: 07411072,

Ujjain: 07342560906,

Ratlam: 074121072,

Orai: 051621072,

Jhansi: 05101072,

Pokhraya: 05113270239.



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