At least four people are feared dead and over fifty others injured as nine bogies of Muri Express derailed in Kaushambhi district of Uttar Pradesh. The Muri Express that was on the route from Rourkela in Odisha to Jammu was derailed at around 2 pm.
One of the derailed bogies capsized due to the impact of the crash, a railway official said. “Eight coaches have derailed and one has capsized. The affected coaches are S3 to S6 coach, along with AC coaches B1, B2, A1 and one general coach. One of the derailed bogies capsized due to the impact of the crash,” a railway official said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announces compensation of Rs. 2 lakhs for the victims of the accident and instructed to provide all assistance. CM Office GoUP tweeted, “#UPCM @yadavakhilesh announces Rs2lakh as exgratia for kaushambi train accident & instructs @ChiefSecyUP to provide all assistance.”