Rae Bareli: Five bogies, including the engine of New Farakka Express, rushed to the Harchandpur station in Rae Bareli on Wednesday. In this accident 7 people died while 35 others were injured. NDRF team is involved in team operation with local people and staff of Harchandpur station. CM Yogi Adityanath announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the relatives of the deceased and Rs 50 thousand for the seriously injured.
At the same time Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has announced that the families of those killed in the incident will be given a compensation of Rs. 5 lakh each from the Railways. On the other hand, the seriously injured one lakh rupees and the wounded normally would be compensated for 50 thousand rupees.
In the case, ADRM Kazi Maharaj Alam of Northern Railway informed that 14003 New Farakka Express has been deferred. For this, the helpline number has been issued by the Railways. Helpline number of Deen Dayal Upadhyay junction (Mughalsarai) has been released. The family can get information on the number of BSNL-05412-254145 and Railway-027-73677.
According to the information, 7 people, including two children and a woman, have died in the accident. Taking cognizance of the Rae Bareli train accident, DGP OP Singh has sent two teams of NDRF to the spot. NDRF teams from Lucknow and Varanasi have left for the spot.
Raebareli SP Sujata Singh said that so far 7 people have died. The injured have been accommodated in different hospitals of the district. Seriously injured people have been referred to Lucknow. DM, SP and CMO are also present on the spot. At present, no helpline number has been issued from the railway side. Rescue work is being run on behalf of the district administration.
The train was going from Farakka to Rae Bareli and going to New Delhi. The incident happened due to the wrong track on the wrong track near Harchandpur Outer. Right now the railway officials have left for the spot.
Local police and ambulance have arrived at the spot. The number of injured could not be estimated. It is being told that the death rate can increase. At the moment, many trains have been affected on the route after the accident. There is a preparation to send trains separately.