Kalka mail tragedy: 8 unidentified bodies cremated

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 16:47

Fatehpur: Bodies of eight victims of
Kalka mail tragedy, whose identity could not be ascertained,
have been cremated after DNA test, a senior officer said here on Tuesday.

Of 70 people killed in the accident on July 10,
identity of eight could not be established despite all
efforts, so their bodies were cremated last evening,
sub-divisional magistrate Bindki Pappu Gupta said.
He said that DNA tests of all the eight bodies were
done so that it could be matched if any claim for compensation
is made in the future.
Seventy people were killed and 249 others were injured
in Kalka mail accident on July 10.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 16:47

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