Assam: Rs 1 lakh to grievously injured passengers

The Railways announced Rs one lakh as compensation for passengers who suffered grievous injuries in the Guwahati-Puri Express derailment.

New Delhi: The Railways on Monday announced Rs
one lakh as compensation for passengers who suffered grievous
injuries in the Guwahati-Puri Express derailment in Assam
after a blast.

"Those passengers who suffered grievous injuries will
receive Rs one lakh in compensation, while those who suffered
simple injuries will receive Rs 10,000," a Railway Ministry
official said.

Three persons suffered grievous injuries, while 13
passengers had simple injuries in the train accident in
Assam`s Kamrup district yesterday.

PTI

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