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New Farakka Express Train Derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli

India | Associated Press | October 10, 2018, 1:51 pm
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 At least seven people were killed and nine others seriously injured as eight coaches and the engine of the New Farakka Express (14003) derailed near Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh. (Image: Reuters)

At least seven people were killed and nine others seriously injured as eight coaches and the engine of the New Farakka Express (14003) derailed near Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh. (Image: Reuters)

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 The accident took place in Harchandpur area of Rae Bareli district at 6.10 am and around 30-35 people are injured, he said. The injured are being taken to the Harchandpur PHC and district hospital. (Image: AP)

The accident took place in Harchandpur area of Rae Bareli district at 6.10 am and around 30-35 people are injured, he said. The injured are being taken to the Harchandpur PHC and district hospital. (Image: AP)

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 The passengers are going to Lucknow and from there they will be sent to Delhi by a special train, officials said. (Image: Reuters)

The passengers are going to Lucknow and from there they will be sent to Delhi by a special train, officials said. (Image: Reuters)

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 Senior officers, including the district magistrate, superintendent of police, CO, sub-divisional magistrate are at the spot and relief operations are in full swing, Additional Director General (ADG), Law and order, Anand Kumar said. (Image: AP)

Senior officers, including the district magistrate, superintendent of police, CO, sub-divisional magistrate are at the spot and relief operations are in full swing, Additional Director General (ADG), Law and order, Anand Kumar said. (Image: AP)

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 A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team comprising 40 personnel has reached the accident site. The state transport department has allocated six buses by which 300 passengers have been evacuated. (Image: AP)

A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team comprising 40 personnel has reached the accident site. The state transport department has allocated six buses by which 300 passengers have been evacuated. (Image: AP)

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 The ADG said that the reason for derailment will be known after an Anti-Terrorism Squad is sent for an on-the-spot probe. (Image: Reuters)

The ADG said that the reason for derailment will be known after an Anti-Terrorism Squad is sent for an on-the-spot probe. (Image: Reuters)

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 Adityanath also announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the family of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those who are seriously injured. (Image: Reuters)

Adityanath also announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the family of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those who are seriously injured. (Image: Reuters)

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