Indore-Patna Express derailment: 7 deceased from MP

At least 96 people were killed and over 150 injured when 14 coaches of the Patna-Indore Express derailed around 3.10 a.m. near the industrial city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh near Pukhraya station.

FP Staff November 20, 2016 17:56:24 IST
At least 96 people were killed and over 150 injured when 14 coaches of the Patna-Indore Express derailed around 3.10 a.m. near the industrial city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh near Pukhraya station. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
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At least 96 people were killed and over 150 injured when 14 coaches of the Patna-Indore Express derailed around 3.10 a.m. near the industrial city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh near Pukhraya station. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation each for families of those killed in the train accident near Kanpur early on Sunday morning. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation each for families of those killed in the train accident near Kanpur early on Sunday morning. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
Out of the 25 deceased identified so far in the Indore-Patna Express derailment in the wee hours on Sunday in Kanpur, seven hailed from Madhya Pradesh, railway authorities here said. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
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Out of the 25 deceased identified so far in the Indore-Patna Express derailment in the wee hours on Sunday in Kanpur, seven hailed from Madhya Pradesh, railway authorities here said. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
In the worst rail accident in recent years, over 100 passengers were killed and more than 200 injured, nearly half of them grievously, when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan in Kanpur district early on Sunday due to suspected rail fracture (crack in the track which occurs due to cold). Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
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In the worst rail accident in recent years, over 100 passengers were killed and more than 200 injured, nearly half of them grievously, when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan in Kanpur district early on Sunday due to suspected rail fracture (crack in the track which occurs due to cold). Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
The disaster took place just a little after 0300 hrs when the passengers were deep asleep and jolted as the train jumped off the tracks. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
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The disaster took place just a little after 0300 hrs when the passengers were deep asleep and jolted as the train jumped off the tracks. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
Four ordinary sleeper coaches of the train - S1, S2, S3, S4- were badly damaged in the mishap. The S1 and S2 coaches had telescoped into each other and most of the casualties were feared to have been in these two compartments. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost
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Four ordinary sleeper coaches of the train - S1, S2, S3, S4- were badly damaged in the mishap. The S1 and S2 coaches had telescoped into each other and most of the casualties were feared to have been in these two compartments. Photo: Naveen Lal Suri/ Firstpost