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Train Accident in West Bengal: PM Narendra Modi Expresses Grief, Rescue Operations Underway

Amit Kumar Jha
Train Accident in West Bengal PM Narendra Modi Expresses Grief Rescue Operations Underway
Train Accident in West Bengal PM Narendra Modi Expresses Grief Rescue Operations Underway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses grief over the train accident in West Bengal, rescue operations underway

Today, a serious train accident occurred in West Bengal where a goods train collided with the Kanchenjunga Express. Several people have been injured, and the loco pilot has died. After the accident, one coach was seen hanging in the air, indicating the severity of the incident.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep sorrow over this tragic event. In his tweet, he said, "The railway accident in West Bengal is saddening. Condolences to those who lost their loved ones. I pray that the injured recover at the earliest. Spoke to officials and took stock of the situation. Rescue operations are underway to assist the affected. The Railways Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw Ji is on the way to the site of the mishap as well."

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Heading to the Site

The Prime Minister mentioned that Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw is heading to the site of the accident and will oversee the rescue operations. The incident occurred in the Darjeeling district, where the Kanchenjunga Express and a goods train collided.

Rescue Operations Underway

Rescue operations are in full swing at the site of the accident. Relief and rescue teams have arrived at the scene and are providing medical assistance to the injured as quickly as possible. Local administration and railway officials are also monitoring the situation closely.

Details of the Accident

  • Goods train collided with Kanchenjunga Express
  • Loco pilot dead
  • Several people injured
  • One coach hanging in the air
  • Accident occurred in Darjeeling district

Following the accident, the railways promptly initiated rescue operations to evacuate the affected people safely. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is continuously monitoring the situation and has issued necessary instructions.

This incident once again highlights the need for improved safety measures and railway operations. It is hoped that all the injured will recover soon and the situation will return to normal.