Well, UP’s Raebareli didn’t say that much good morning today because a Delhi-bound train derailed here which killed around 7 people and nearly 30 people are injured. Reports are coming that the nine coaches of the New Farakka Express derailed near the Harchandpur railway station in Raebareli at around 6:05 am. The accident is very bad because it killed a lot of people and you all can see the pictures below.
Sources are claiming that the Northern Railway Divisional Railway Manager Satish Kumar said that the train was headed to New Delhi from Malda town in West Bengal. Also, he assured the National Disaster Response Force from Lucknow and Varanasi was there on time and they have rescued a lot of people who were trapped inside the train. Also, a team of doctors in an accident relief medical van has been rushed to the site and emergency helpline numbers have been set up at the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya junction in Mughalsarai.
Overall, you all can say that local authorities and railway took care of the accident as fast as they can. Also, the reports are coming that ten women and six minors are among the injured. You all should know that the injured passengers have been taken to nearby hospitals. Also, the other injured passengers are being sent to Lucknow and from there they will be sent to Delhi by a special train.
All this incident was very serious and the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal already have ordered the investigation and that will be conducted by the Commission of Railway Safety, Northern Circle. Also, the routes of all other trains are also affected and the sources are saying that the railway doesn’t want to increase the casualties. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath came out and asked the district magistrate, the superintendent of police, health authorities to help anyone who needed in this accident.
Even the Prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Anguished by the loss of lives due to a rail accident in Raebareli. Condolences to the bereaved families and I pray that the injured recover quickly. UP Government, Railways and NDRF are ensuring all possible assistance at the site of the accident.”