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Relief announced for Hathras train mishap victims

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced an exgratia payment of Rs one lakh each to the family of those killed in the train accident at an unmanned railway crossing in Hathras district this morning.



Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Akhilesh Yadav has announced an exgratia payment of Rs one
lakh each to the family of those killed in the train accident
at an unmanned railway crossing in Hathras district this
morning.

Expressing grief over the loss of lives in the mishap,
Yadav also announced compensation of Rs 50,000 each for those
sustaining serious injuries and Rs 25,000 to those with minor
injuries.

He also directed officials to undertake immediate relief
and rescue operations and make all arrangements for the proper
treatment of the injured.

Meanwhile, Governor B L Joshi has also expressed
condolences over the death of people in the mishap, wishing a
speedy recovery for those injured, a Raj Bhavan release said.

Sixteen people were today killed and three others
seriously injured when the Mathura-Kasganj Express rammed into
an overcrowded jeep at an unmanned railway crossing in Hathras
district.

PTI

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