Nitish Kumar expresses sorrow over Indore Patna Express derailment in Kanpur

Describing the train accident as 'tragic', Kumar expressed condolence to the bereaved families and prayed to the almighty to give them strength to bear with the loss of lives of their near and dear ones.

By: PTI | Patna | Published:November 21, 2016 5:31 am
Indore Patna Express, Indore Patna Express derailment, Indore Patna, train derailment, Nitish Kumar, Indore Patna Express death toll, Indore Patna Express death, train derailment death toll, train derailment death, india news Rescuers at the site of the accident at Pukhrayan village near Kanpur. (Source: Express photo by Vishal Srivastav)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday expressed deep sorrow over the derailment of 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express near Pukhrayan in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur Dehat district in which 90 passengers have been killed. Over 150 persons were injured in the mishap.

Describing the train accident as ‘tragic’, Kumar expressed condolence to the bereaved families and prayed to the almighty to give them strength to bear with the loss of lives of their near and dear ones.

The Chief Minister also prayed for speedy recovery of those injured in the train accident, an official statement said.