Baby girl rescued from train accident site still in shock

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 23:27

Mathura: She was found beneath a seat in the
last bogie of the ill-fated Mewar Express here by a group of
army men on rescue work but the two-year-old is in shock and
yet to be united with her family.

The girl, donning an orange-colour dress, is not uttering
a single word and had refused to take any food ever since she
was found around five am on the stationary train after
Delhi-bound Goa Express rammed into it.

"She was crying inconsolably when an army team rescued
her from the ladies compartment. At 4 pm, the girl was again
brought to the spot in the hope of finding her relatives, but
in vain," an army official, Subedar Rajkumar Chauhan said.

For the initial few hours, she was taken care by a
passenger from Karol Bagh, however, when he left for Delhi,
she was handed over to authorities of the Army Hospital here.

"The girl is crying inconsolably and refuses to take
any food. She is

Chauhan appealed to TV channels to beam the girl`s
image so that her relatives would come to collect her.

Some of the channels aired the heart-rendering
pictures of the anguish girl who is longing to meet her
parents.

"I will go to each and every hospital where the dead
and injured were taken and search for the girl`s parents," the
determined army official said.

Bureau Report



First Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 23:27

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