Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derailed near Manikpur in UP (Uttar Pradesh) at 4:18am. 3 persons were killed and around seven others got injured.
Thirteen coaches of a train heading towards the Patna from Vasco Da Gama, Goa derailed near Manikpur railway station.
— Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) November 24, 2017
— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) November 24, 2017
Railways has issued some helpline numbers for people-
Allahabad- 0532-1072,0532-2408149,2408128, 2407353
Mirzapur- 05442-1072,05442-220095, 220096
Chunar- 05443-1072, 05443-222487,222137,290049
Piyush Goyal, Railway Minister has announced a compensation of Rs. 5 lakh to the family of dead, Rs. 1 lakh to the people with serious injuries and Rs. 50,000 for injured people in the train derailment.
Immediate rescue and relief operations started and an inquiry ordered into the derailment of Vasco De Gama – Patna Express at Manikpur, UP. My sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. pic.twitter.com/DJDbt5qkEa
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) November 24, 2017
Investigations are underway that how the incident took place. But this is not the first case of Train Derailment, we heard enough about it like each day. And it becomes a normal news for us.
Now it’s enough, and it is the time to investigate the truth of this derailments, because we can’t ignore this anymore. So Government should take the responsibility and some initiatives to save the lives of people.