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Thursday, December 29, 2016

One more train tragedy in kanpur; 49 injured

By on Thursday, December 29, 2016
      
Again another derailment after a month occurred in Kanpur 100 Kilometer away from the state capital of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning this week. 12 people of the 49 injured are serious in this train accident. The injured have been rushed to hospital where they are being treated, but no causalities has been reported so far. Rescue operation is continuing.
The train guard has been injured in Sialdah Ajmer express. The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Mr Akhilesh Yadav has announced the ex-gratia of Rs 50000 to the seriously injured; and Rs 25000 to them who have sustained minor injuries.
Siyaldah-Ajmer express was passing over a bridge near station Rura an outskirt area of Kanpur. The compartments of train fell into dry canal.  Every injured are being treated, told rail minister Suresh Prabhu and they will be given the compensation.
The accident took place early morning around 5.20 am. From the 6th to the 20th train compartments have been derailed. The emergency services and medical teams have been deployed at the accident spot.
The cause of accident has yet to be ascertained. It is feared that the  injured figure may rise. The district magistrate Kanpur rural, Mr Kumar Ravi Kant Singh, said that all the injured are under the treatment.
17 trains of Howrah Delhi route have been diverted; two trains have been cancelled; and two trains route has been run to the short distance.

The help line no --
Kanpur- 0512-2323015, 2323016, 2323018
Allahabad- 05322408149, 2408128, 2407353
Tundla - 05612-220338, 220339
Aligarh- 0571-2404056,2404055
Ajmer-01452429642

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