North-East Express accident : 4 died, 2 trains cancelled, 21 diverted ; Union Minister Ashwini Choubey inspects rehabilitation work

Union Minister Ashwini Choubey inspects rehabilitation work after the Northeast Express crash that left 4 people dead, 2 trains cancelled and 21 diverted. Six compartments of the 12506 Northeast Express, which was traveling from Kamakhya Junction to Bihar’s Buxar district, derailed, resulting in four fatalities and 70 injuries.

Bihar train accident | 4 dead, more than 60 injured as North East Superfast  Express derails in Buxar

After six compartments of the Delhi-Kamakhya Northeast Express derailed late on Wednesday near the Bihar district of Buxar, the Indian Railways on Thursday cancelled two trains and diverted another twenty-one. The catastrophe claimed the lives of four people while injuring another 70.

Around 9.50 p.m., the disaster happened while the 12506 Northeast Express, which runs from Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal to Guwahati’s Kamakhya Junction, was close to the Raghunathpur railway station, which is located around 40 kilometers from Buxar and 160 kilometers from Patna.

While offering his sympathies for the loss of life, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on X that he “will find the root cause of derailment.”

Rescue and evac operations have concluded.

The evacuation and rescue efforts were concluded, according to railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, and all coaches had been inspected. He claimed on X that he “will find the root cause of derailment,” even as he offered his sympathies for the lives lost.

Images from the disaster Friday night showed several passengers being rescued via staircases. Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, deputy chief minister and minister of health of Bihar, stated: “We have spoken to the disaster management and health ministries as well as the Buxar administration to intensify rescue operations. To treat the injured, Patna hospitals have been prepared.

Track restoration is in progress.

The incident site’s railroad tracks are currently being restored. An official told PTI that a scratch rake had previously been sent from Patna to transport people away from the scene of the tragedy. A scratch rake is a transient rake that has the same layout as the initial train.

“A war-like rescue effort is underway at the derailment site in Buxar. Working together as a team are the NDRF, SDRF, District administration, Railway officials, and locals. transfer to hospital for injured. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has written on X, “War room operating.”

Union Minister Ashwini Choubey inspects rehabilitation work

On Thursday morning, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey inspects the rehabilitation and rescue operations.

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