Patna-Indore Express tragedy: 83 of 202 injured still in hospitals in Kanpur

Kanpur: 83 of the 202 passengers injured in the Indore-Patna Express train derailment are now admitted in hospitals of Kanpur and neighbouring Kanpur-Rural districts while rest of them have been released, officials said on Monday.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

Chief Medical Officer Kanpur Ramayan Prasad said 105 bodies have been identified and were handed over to family members after postmortem and free ambulances were provided.

24 bodies have been sent to Bihar, 25 to Madhya Pradesh and 56 in several districts of UP.

He said 202 passengers injured in Sunday's incident were admitted to different hospitals of Kanpur and Kanpur Rural districts.

73 of them who were seriously injured are undergoing treatment at government and private hospitals in Kanpur.

Similarly, 10 seriously injured patients are admitted in Mati hospital and CHC Devipur of Kanpur Rural district, he said.

Rest of the injured were sent to their homes by buses and trains after treatment, he said.

According to the information available of the deceased identified with the Bhopal division, seven persons hailing from Bhopal, four from Indore, two from Gwalior and one from Ujjain districts died in the mishap, West Central Railways's Bhopal division Public Relations Officer IA Siddique told PTI on Monday.

The people injured in the mishap include 28 people from Indore, nine from Ujjain, seven from Bhopal, five from Dewas and two from Gwalior, he said.


Updated Date: Nov 21, 2016 16:47 PM

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