Hirakhand Express Tragedy
Hirakhand Express Tragedy News
After Kaifiyat Express derailment, here is a look at major train accidents under Suresh Prabhu's tenure
After the derailment of Kaifiyat Express near Auraiya district in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, railway minister Suresh Prabhu took 'moral responsibility' for the same.
In the case of the recent accident of Hirakhand Express, safety audits and other checks could have prevented this tragedy from taking place.
At least 34 passengers were killed and over 60 injured as the engine and nine coaches of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the loss of lives in the train derailment in Andhra Pradesh, terming the mishap as "saddening".