Uttar Pradesh Train Accident Live: 13 Coaches of Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express Derail, 3 Dead, Several Injured

 
Uttar Pradesh Train Accident Live: 13 Coaches of Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express Derail, 3 Dead, Several Injured

 

NEW DELHI:  Thirteen coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derailed near Manikpur, in Chitrakoot district, Uttar Pradesh. At least eight people have been injured, and three others have died.

 
Here are the live updates of the Uttar Pradesh train derailment:

 

Nov 24, 2017
09:15 (IST)
Other coaches will be attached to the train and then the train will head towards its destination which is Patna: Anil Saxena told news agency ANI
Nov 24, 2017
09:13 (IST)
Coaches derailed are from S3 - S11 of Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express
Nov 24, 2017
09:12 (IST)
Passengers of affected coaches have been accommodated in the unaffected coaches, they are being taken to Allahabad's sub-station: Anil Saxena, PRO Indian Railways

Nov 24, 2017
09:04 (IST)
Railways announces compensation; Rs. 5 lakh for the families of the deceased, Rs. 1 lakh for those severely injured and Rs. 50,000 for those with minor injuries.
Nov 24, 2017
08:34 (IST)
Fractured railway track appears to be the cause of the accident as per local assessment: Additional Director General (Law and Order)

Nov 24, 2017
08:15 (IST)
Ram Swaroop Patel from Bettiah district, Bihar, and his son Deepak died on the spot; another person died at the hospital.

Nov 24, 2017
08:11 (IST)
We have setup helpline numbers, rescue and relief operations are underway: Anil Saxena, PRO Indian Railways told news agency ANI

Source: (ndtv.com)