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Patna-Indore Express Tragedy: Railway Min Suresh Prabhu Reaches Accident Site

At least 45 passengers were killed and 150 severely injured on Sunday when 14 coaches of the ill-fated Indore-Patna express train derailed near Pukhrayan area in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district.

News18.com | November 20, 2016, 19:45 IST
Several passengers were killed when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express train derailed near Kanpur early on Sunday.

The cause of the mishap, which occurred around 3 am in Pukhrayan, about 100 km from Kanpur, was not immediately clear.
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Death toll in the Indore-Patna Express derailment touches120

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces 2 lakh to the family of people who lost their lives in the derailment, and 50 thousand for those injured

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The death toll in the Indore-Patna Express train derailment has touched 115 

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A minute of silence was observed during the inauguration of IFFI in Goa on Sunday to pay homage to those killed in the railway mishap, after 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan in Uttar Pradesh.

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Indore-Patna Express Train Accident: Helpline Numbers

The Indian Railways on Sunday issued helpline numbers for those seeking information on Indore-Patna Express train accident in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district.

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On a day when over 100 people were killed in the worst rail accident in recent years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked railways to work towards achieving the zero accident target to make train journeys safe.

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Indore-Patna Express Passenger Had Alerted Railway Official to 'Strange Sound'

The wheels of the Indore-Patna Express had made some strange sound, a passenger of the ill-fated train on Sunday said, claiming that he had also alerted a railway official about it.

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Patna-Indore Train Tragedy: Rail Fracture Cause of Derailment

The train tragedy near Kanpur that left close to 100 dead could have been caused due to rail fracture, according to sources in the railways.

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The Railway is doing its best, I'm deeply saddened by this incident, says Modi

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PM Modi speaks on Indore-Patna train derailment

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"It was pitch dark and the noise was ear-shattering,"  a passenger.

Nov 20, 2016 15:35 (IST)


This is a very tragic incident. However, there is a relief that govt took immediate notice: Jitender Singh

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Patna-Indore Express Tragedy: Railway Min Suresh Prabhu Reaches Accident Site
An injured passenger being taken to a hospital in Kanpur on Sunday. (AFP)

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered a probe into the accident and said the “guilty won’t be spared”.

Rescue operations by the Army and NDRF teams were underway.

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