West Bengal Train Accident: At least six individuals have been killed and 50 have been injured when 12 coaches of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express prepare derailed close to Domohini in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district on Thursday. The video confirmed a number of coaches derailed and rescuers making an attempt to rescue the passengers. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is in contact with the Railway Ministry and monitoring the scenario for reduction and rescue operations.
A spokesperson of the Northeast Provincial Railway (NFR) in Guwahati stated the accident came about round 5 pm in an space below the Alipurduar division of the NFR. He stated the accident came about at a distance of greater than 90 kms from Alipurduar Junction. “The accident reduction prepare and a medical staff have rushed to the spot,” the spokesperson stated.
PM Modi took inventory of the prepare accident from Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav. Guneet Kaur Chief PRO North-East Frontier Railway has stated that the rescue operation is nearly full. Our groups have efficiently rescued the affected passengers. PM Modi wrote via a tweet that Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav took inventory of the scenario within the wake of the prepare accident in West Bengal. My condolences are with the bereaved households. May God give speedy restoration to the injured.
Mamta Banerjee stated that it’s deeply saddened to listen to in regards to the tragic accident of Bikaner-Guwahati Express in Maynaguri. Senior officers of the state authorities, DM/SP/IG North Bengal are monitoring the rescue and reduction operations. Medical amenities shall be given to the injured on the earliest. The scenario is being carefully monitored from the state headquarters.
Deeply involved to listen to in regards to the tragic accident of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express in Maynaguri.
Senior Officers of the State Government, DM/SP/IG North Bengal are supervising rescue and reduction operations. Those injured will obtain medical consideration, as early as potential.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) January 13, 2022
Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has stated that I’m reaching the positioning tomorrow morning. Medical staff, senior officers are current on the spot. PM Modi additionally took inventory of the scenario and the rescue operation. Our focus is on rescue. Ex-gratia quantity has additionally been introduced. An ex-gratia quantity has been introduced to the victims of this unlucky accident. An ex-gratia quantity of Rs 5 lakh has been introduced for the subsequent of kin of those that died, Rs 1 lakh for the severely injured and Rs 25,000 for minor accidents.
Enhanced quantity of ex-gratia compensation to the victims of this unlucky accident:
Rs. 5 Lakh in case of dying,
Rs. 1 Lakh in the direction of grievous and
Rs. 25,000 for minor accidents.
— Ashwini Vaishnaw (@AshwiniVaishnaw) January 13, 2022