57945
32 Dead in India Train Derailment
32 Dead in India Train Derailment

32 Dead in India Train Derailment

32 Dead in India Train Derailment

At least 32 people died and 54 were believed to be injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh in India, officials said today. The incident took place around 11 p.m. yesterday when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur, NDTV reported. Rayagada sub-collector, Muralidhar Swain, said to PTI news agency that the number of injured could be around 100.  “The casualty figure may go up as many people are trapped,” he added. The injured have been shifted to two hospitals at Parbatipuram and Rayagada. A team of doctors has reached the accident site.
Services were affected on Rayagada and Vijayanagaram route, with several trains diverted. A total of four accident relief vans rushed from different places. Priority is treatment, shifting of injured passengers to nearest hospital.  “@sureshpprabhu [the Indian railroad minister] personally monitoring situation, directed senior officials to reach site immediately, ensure prompt rescue and relief ops,” the Indian Railroad Ministry said in a series of tweets.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/yvyX3J
  1. https://goo.gl/dI4w0N
  • https://goo.gl/pM42ro
  • https://goo.gl/560sKG
  • https://goo.gl/i9DFnZ
  • https://goo.gl/SddRe1

You can also read ...

Turkey, Netherlands to Normalize Relations
Turkey and the Netherlands have agreed to restore relations...
CIA: China Waging Silent Cold War Against US
China is waging a “quiet kind of cold war” against the United...
Poland Pushes to Replace Supreme Court Judge Who Defied Government
The Polish parliament adopted rules on Friday to expedite the...
Zimbabwe’s Presidential  Race Tightens
The margin of support for the main candidates in Zimbabwe’s...
Hamas has said a deal to restore calm in the besieged Gaza...
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) and the United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, in New York on July 20
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo sought to shore up...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus