Indore-Patna Express train derails: As it happened

14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan in Kanpur dehat district in the wee hours on Sunday.

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 23:34
Pic courtesy: ANI

Kanpur: 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan in Kanpur dehat district in the wee hours on Sunday.

The mishap took place at around 3 AM near Pukhrayan, about 100 kms from here, when the passengers were fast asleep.

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered a probe into the train tragedy.

20 November 2016, 22:15 PM

Two members of a family die in Kanpur train tragedy.

20 November 2016, 22:13 PM

121 people have died so far, says Kanpur District Magistrate Ravi Kant Singh on Kanpur train tragedy.

20 November 2016, 22:11 PM

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20 November 2016, 21:59 PM

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20 November 2016, 21:56 PM

Following are the names of those identified among the 120 passengers who lost their lives when 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express (19321) derailed in Pukhrayan near here today.

The list was released by the Chief PRO North Central Railway.

1) Ashlam Khan, Shahjanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
2) Uma Shankar, Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh)
3) Pati Ram, Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)
4) Amit Gupta, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
5) Ratnika Singh, Siwan (Bihar)
6) Shanti Devi, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
7) Jiktesh, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
8) Hirdai Narayan, Behraich (Uttar Pradesh)
9) Anil Kishore, Rohtas (Bihar)
10) Rameshwar Prajapati, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) 

20 November 2016, 21:42 PM

Our rescue op continuing since 9 am in the morning, and will continue till there is surety that there is nobody stranded:Ravinder Singh, NDRF

20 November 2016, 21:13 PM

"Right now, we need to help the injured. We have started a big relief operation and have utilised all the available resources," Suresh Prabhu said.

20 November 2016, 21:11 PM

Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, who visited Pukhrayan, the accident site of the Patna-Indore Express, in Kanpur Dehat district in Uttar Pradesh, said a probe has been ordered in this connection and rescue operations are priority.

20 November 2016, 20:58 PM

Sharma said the army is in touch with the civil administration and all other agencies, including the NDRF.

"All are functioning together," he said.

20 November 2016, 20:58 PM

The army has pressed into action 90 rescue personnel and a 50-member medical team, which included five doctors.

20 November 2016, 20:57 PM

The army has pressed into action 90 rescue personnel and a 50-member medical team, which included five doctors.

20 November 2016, 20:56 PM

Also Read: Army to carry out rescue operation through the night

20 November 2016, 20:48 PM

At least 120 passengers were killed and more than 200 injured, nearly half of them grievously, in the worst train accident in recent years when 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derailed here in Kanpur rural area in the wee hours today, reports PTI

20 November 2016, 20:45 PM

The army on Sunday said it will carry out rescue operation at the site of the derailed Indore- Patna Express here through the night even as it deployed an armoured recovery vehicle to clear the wreckage.

20 November 2016, 19:51 PM

At least 116 passengers were killed and over 200 injured, nearly half of them grievously, when 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derailed in Kanpur rural area in the wee hours today due to suspected rail fracture, PTI said in a toll update.

20 November 2016, 19:42 PM

Search & Rescue operations still underway, after 14 coaches of Patna-Indore Express derailed near Kanpur.

20 November 2016, 19:41 PM

Also Read: Over 115 killed as 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derail

20 November 2016, 19:33 PM

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu reaches the accident spot where Patna-Indore express train derailed.

20 November 2016, 18:24 PM

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announces aid of 5 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in the Indore-Patna express accident: Report

20 November 2016, 18:07 PM

PTI news agency has updated the latest toll figure to over 115 passengers dead and more than 200 people injured in the worst train accident in recent years. 

 

20 November 2016, 17:54 PM

Also Read: Indore-Patna Express derailment: 7 deceased from MP

20 November 2016, 17:40 PM

Many of the injured, almost 100 of them, were taken to the Kanpur rural hospital while the critically injured were shifted to Kanpur urban hospital for advanced treatment: Report 

20 November 2016, 17:31 PM

Proper treatment of the injured in the train accident has been arranged. If necessary, they will also be airlifted: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

20 November 2016, 17:30 PM

State minister Narottam Mishra, Datia collector, SP and a medical team at the scene is making every effort to help the affected people: Chouhan

20 November 2016, 17:13 PM

Our priority is to provide as much assistance as possible to the affected people: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Kanpur.

20 November 2016, 16:56 PM

97 deaths have been verified, 91 injured. Rescue operations have almost concluded, no passengers at the site now, says Anil Saxena, PRO, Indian Railways.

20 November 2016, 15:39 PM

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20 November 2016, 15:39 PM

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20 November 2016, 14:55 PM

Railways have videographed the entire Kanpur-Jhansi track to ascertain the reasons for the derailment of the Indore-Patna Express.

General Manager of North-Central Railway Arun Saxena told reporters that investigation will be conducted by the Commissioner of Railway Safety.

Asked if someone could have tampered with the tracks, he said the Commissioner of Railway Safety, would be able to provide an answer to it.

"Anyone with further evidence or statements can approach the Commissioner to record his statement," he said, as per PTI.

"We did videography of the whole track for scrutiny," he added.

20 November 2016, 14:51 PM

20 November 2016, 14:49 PM

I am deeply saddened to know that several people have been killed and over 150 injured today (Sunday) when some coaches of the Indore-Patna Express train derailed near Kanpur, says Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, as per IANS.

Also ReadRail fracture suspected to be cause of Indore-Patna Express derailment

20 November 2016, 14:39 PM

Special Train started From Kanpur to Rajendra Nagar (Patna) in view of Kanpur train tragedy.

20 November 2016, 13:52 PM

More than 100 people have died, rescue operation is still underway, says Daljeet Singh Chaudhary (ADG, Law & order, UP).

20 November 2016, 13:51 PM

Also ReadSonia Gandhi expresses distress over loss of lives in derailment

20 November 2016, 13:19 PM

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles loss of lives on account of derailment of Indore-Patna Express. 

In a message to Shri Ram Naik, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, the President said, “I am sad to learn about the accident in which many have lost their lives and a number of persons are injured, when Indore-Patna Express ran off the tracks near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh."

Also ReadMadhya Pradesh CM announces Rs 2 lakh each for victims from MP

20 November 2016, 13:11 PM

20 November 2016, 12:54 PM

Have received list of those injured, about 17 people from Patna in list, waiting for more information, says Manu Maharaj, SSP Patna.

20 November 2016, 12:53 PM

MoS Railways Manoj Sinha reaches the accident spot where Patna-Indore express train derailed.

20 November 2016, 12:40 PM

20 November 2016, 12:29 PM

Deeply saddened by the loss of lives in Patna-Indore train derailment; want to thank officials for conducting rescue ops immediately, says UP CM.

Also ReadNitish Kumar expresses sorrow over train mishap in Kanpur

20 November 2016, 12:29 PM

Two coaches are completely smashed, 97 bodies recovered till now, says Kanpur divisional commissioner Mohammad Iftikharuddin.

20 November 2016, 11:39 AM

Help desk set up at Patna railway station to assist family members of those onboard in Patna Indore Express.

20 November 2016, 11:35 AM

Death toll rises to 95, reports ANI.

20 November 2016, 11:31 AM

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20 November 2016, 11:20 AM

20 November 2016, 11:19 AM

PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for next of kin of deceased, Rs 50000 for seriously injured.

20 November 2016, 11:11 AM

20 November 2016, 11:06 AM

Unfortunate incident, state government is in constant touch with Rail authorities, says MP CM.

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