7 Dead, 30 Injured After Train Derails In Uttar Pradesh’s Raebareli: Updates


7 people died and 30 are injured after 6 coaches of the New Farakka Express train derailed 50 m from Harchandpur railway station in Raebareli today morning. NDRF teams from Lucknow and Varanasi have reached the spot and are helping with the rescue, news agency ANI reported.

Here are the updates of the derailment in UP:

Oct 10, 2018
09:31:32 (IST)
More than 60 people have been inured and rushed the district hospital in Raebareli. Of them, 30 are seriously injured.
09:30:55 (IST)
According to the passengers, the train derailed after a loud noise. People from nearby villages were first responders on the accident site, news agency IANS reported.
09:30:31 (IST)
At least 13 trains have been diverted or short terminated following the accident.
09:15 (IST)
CM Yogi Adityanath has announced Rs. 2 Lakh ex-gratia to the family of the victims and Rs. 50,000 compensation for those with serious injuries.
09:10 (IST)
The rescue operations are almost about to be over.
09:06 (IST)
All up and down lines on the route have been blocked and officials suspect that the number of casualties may rise.
09:05 (IST)
The train was heading to New Delhi from Malda in West Bengal.
08:52 (IST)
A rescue train has also reached the spot.
08:49 (IST)
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed condolences and directed the district magistrate, the superintendent of police, health authorities and the NDRF to provide all possible assistance to relief and rescue operations, an official spokesman said.
08:48 (IST)

All up and down lines on the route have been blocked and officials suspect that the number of casualties may rise.
08:48 (IST)
A team of doctors in an Accident Relief Medical Van has been rushed to the site in Lucknow and emergency helpline numbers have been set up at the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya junction, Mughalsarai, officials said.
08:46 (IST)
Emergency helpline no. set up at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction-BSNL-05412-254145
Railway-027-73677. Emergency helpline numbers set up at Patna Station –
BSNL-0612-2202290, 0612-2202291, 0612-220229, Railway Phone No.- 025-83288
08:44 (IST)
Chairman of the Railway Board Ashwani Lohani would be visiting the accident site, reported news agency IANS.
08:17 (IST)

Here are some visuals of the accident spot from UP:
08:14 (IST)
According to the ADG, the coaches derailed around 6.05 am this morning.
08:07 (IST)
Anand Kumar, ADG, law and order of UP say around 30 people have been injured seriously and they have been taken to a local hospitals, and some have been taken to Varanasi hospitals.
08:05 (IST)
Several passengers are feared trapped in the derailment.

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