Railways announce compensation for two dead passen
The railway authorities announced an ex-gratia of Rs 15,000 each to the family of two passengers who died after being thrown out of Bangalore-Guwahati train in Jalpaigudi district of West Bengal.
Four grievously injured passengers all having confirmed tickets for journey up to Guwahati will get an ex-gratia of Rs 5,000 each, he said.
The seven other passengers, who sustained minor injuries after they were thrown out of the train by unidentified persons, will get an ex-gratia of Rs 500 each, Mishra said.
The injured persons are undergoing treatment at the North Bengal Medical College at Siliguri, officials said.
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