Andhra Pradesh train accident : 13 dead, more than 50 injured so far in train accident

Andhra Pradesh train accident : Two passenger trains collided in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (29 October) night. So far 13 people have died in this accident, while more than 50 passengers have been injured. The names of the trains involved in the train accident were 08532 Visakhapatnam-Palasa Passenger and 08504 Visakhapatnam-Rayagada Passenger Special. Due to this collision, routes of many trains had to be changed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed grief over this accident and announced compensation for the deceased. At present, work is being done to clean the railway track.

( Andhra Pradesh train accident ) PM Modi expressed grief over the accident

After the accident that happened late on Sunday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked to Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav and learned about the situation. The Prime Minister expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the accident and wished for the speedy recovery of the injured. Along with this, PM Modi has announced to give Rs 2 lakh from PMNRF to the families of those who lost their lives in the train accident. The Prime Minister’s Office said that Rs 50,000 will be given to the injured.

The families of the deceased will get Rs 10 lakh

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has said that the government has announced compensation for the victims of the train accident. The families of those who lost their lives in the accident will be given Rs 10 lakh, those seriously injured will be given Rs 2 lakh and those with minor injuries will be given Rs 50,000 as compensation.

CM issued instructions

According to Andhra Pradesh CMO, CM M YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed to send as many ambulances as possible from Visakhapatnam and Anakapalle districts close to Vizianagaram for immediate relief and to make all kinds of arrangements in nearby hospitals to provide good medical care. Orders have been given. The Chief Minister has issued orders to coordinate with other government departments, including health, police and revenue, to take prompt relief measures and ensure that

The state government also announced compensation

Chief Minister Reddy has also announced compensation for the victims of the train accident. The CM has announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 2 lakh to the injured in his states. Whereas in other states, the families of the deceased will be given Rs 2 lakh and the injured will be given Rs 50,000.

CPRO released helpline number

After the train accident, the District Collector of Vizianagaram district has prepared a control room in his office. The toll-free number of this control room is 9493589157. Apart from this, helpline number 8978080006 has also been issued to help the families of the passengers. Meanwhile, after the accident, East Central Railway CPRO said, “A train going from Vizianagaram to Raigarh collided with a passenger train going from Visakhapatnam to Palasa. The coach derailed.” Helpline numbers have been issued by East Coast Railway for assistance regarding the accident. Bhubaneswar – 0674-2301625, 2301525, 2303069, Waltair- 0891- 2885914

repair work in progress

After this train accident in Vizianagaram district, Railways has cancelled, diverted or terminated 13 trains. Railways has said that due to the accident, the tracks have been blocked, on which repair work is still going on, due to which the train cannot pass through here. Along with this, officials said that the train accident happened between Alamanda and Kantakappalli railway station. Due to the accident, electric lines were uprooted, due to which the entire area was plunged into darkness. People engaged in relief and rescue work have also faced problems due to this. Personnel engaged in relief and rescue operations were seen pulling out people trapped in train bogies. Relief work continued throughout the night. Till now the Railways has not been able to completely clear the track. In such a situation, the rescue is going to continue.

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