Train collision in West bengal July 19, 2010 Click here to know more

 

Train collision


Mumbai-bound express derailed 130 passengers Killed 
120 injured on May 28 2010 morning 1:30


At least 13 passengers were killed and 150 injured when 13 coaches of the Howrah-Kurla Express got derailed in West Midnapore

13 coaches of a Mumbai-bound express train derailed costs 75 passengers life and 104 injured. It happens at West Midnapore district. 

IAF launches rescue efforts

Maoists has been suspected behind this. Indian Air Force helicopters have been pressed into service at the accident spot and have airlifted some of the injured to hospitals.
Five of these coaches were also hit by a speeding goods train.
 
The blast took place at 1.30 am, when the express was running between the Khemasoli and Sardiya stations, about 135 km from Kolkata, the sources said. 

 Deadly Pictures and Images of Train Accident in Westbengal on 28 May 2010




Compensation for Train Accident :

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was in Kolkata, rushed to the spot early Friday morning. She blamed the West Bengal government for the tragedy and announced Rs 5 lakh for the next of kin of each of the dead and Rs 1 lakh for the injured.

Helplines have been set up at 
Kharagpur - (0322) 255751 and 255735, 
Howrah -- (033) 26382217, besides a toll free number 10722. 
Tatanagar (0657) 2290324, 2290074, 2290382, 
Rourkela (0661) 2511155, 
Chakradharpur (06587) 238072 
Jharsuguda (06445) 270977


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3 comments
  1. Anonymous May 28, 2010 at 11:35 AM  

    ITS INDEED A SHOCKING NEWS THAT FROM LAST MANY DAYS RAILWAYS ARE BEING TARGETTED.GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE HARSH STEP SO THAT THE PASSENGERS CAN TRAVEL IN THE SAFE MANNER.THERE SHOUL BE ONLY ONE FORCE SO THAT IT CAN BE GIVEN RESPONSIBILITY AND WE SHOULD GET ONLY PROPER AND ACCOUNTABLE FORCE.---MANMEET SINGH---MUMBAI.

  2. vicky July 19, 2010 at 10:14 AM  

    IT IS A SORROW NEWS FOR PEOPLE'S OF INDIA,it is important to the rail minister to find the fault, those person who should responsible this fault take a strict action SANDEEP SINGH (DELHI)

  3. Carol May 1, 2011 at 11:46 PM  

    I saw this on TV. It's a tragic accident. My deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims. May they rest in peace.