Kalka Mail accident: Sonia expresses anguish

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday expressed deep anguish over the death of at least 36 people as the Delhi-bound Kalka Mail met with an accident near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh.

Last Updated: Jul 10, 2011, 22:09 PM IST

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday expressed deep anguish over the death of at least 36 people as the Delhi-bound Kalka Mail met with an accident near
Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh.

Gandhi urged the authorities to take immediate relief
and rescue measures.

At least 35 people were killed and over 200 injured when
15 bogies of a speeding Delhi-bound Kalka Mail derailed at
12.20 PM when the packed train from Howrah reached near Malwa
station, nearly 120 kms from Lucknow.

PTI