Utkal Express derailment: 10 killed as 14 coaches get derailed in Muzzafarnagar
Fourteen coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli near here this evening, officials said.
Fourteen coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening. A total of 10 persons were killed and 30 to 40 were injured. PTI
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath directed senior ministers Suresh Rana and Satish Mahana to rush to the train accident site in Muzaffarnagar. He also spoke with the Muzaffarnagar district magistrate and instructed him to ensure all possible relief to affected people, an official spokesperson said. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu said he was personally monitoring the situation, and strict action will be taken in case of any lapse. PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed extreme pain over the derailment of Utkal Express in Uttar Pradesh and said that the Railway Ministry and the state government were doing everything possible and providing all assistance required. PTI