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Indore-Patna Express train derails: As it happened

By Manisha Singh | By Sanjeeb Baruah | Last Updated: Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 22:14
Zee Media Bureau
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.

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22:14 PM

Two members of a family die in Kanpur train tragedy.

22:13 PM

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

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) 

21:41 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

21:12 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.

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.

20:58 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.

20:58 PM

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

First Published: Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 22:15
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