Kaifiyat Express Derailment Wounds 100, Case Against Dumper Driver
This derailment comes just days after 22 people died due to the derailment of Utkal Express.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu met Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Kaifiyat Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district early on Wednesday morning. The accident left around 100 people injured. Earlier, the Utkal Express derailed near Muzaffarnagar on 19 August killing 22 people and wounding over 100.
Case Against Dumper Driver Registered
A case has been registered against the accused driver of the dumper that collided with the Kaifiyat Express early on Wednesday. A case has also been registered against contractor Alok Dubey of Raj Construction Company with the GRP Etwah, reported ANI.
Another Train Collides With Lorry in Tamil Nadu, No Injuries Reported
A train collided with a lorry in Melnariyappanur of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday afternoon.
No injuries have been reported from the spot. This is the second such incident in the last 12 hours.
Rahul Slams BJP Govt
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to take a dig at the BJP government, following the derailment of Kaifiyat Express.
He tweeted asking if anyone could guess the number of casualties that would take for the BJP government to act on train accidents.
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