Andhra train accident: Rly Minister announces assistance of Rs 10L to kin of deceased


In a post on ‘X’, Vaishnaw said: “All injured shifted to hospitals. Ex-gratia compensation disbursement started — Rs 10 lakh in case of death, Rs 2 lakh towards grievous and Rs 50,000 for minor injuries.”

Three coaches of Visakhapatnam-Rayagada passenger train derailed after Palasa Express collided with it near the Kantakapalli junction in Kothavalasa block.

The Visakhapatnam-Rayagada train was on its way from Visakhapatnam to Rayagada in Odisha, while the Palasa Express was heading to Vizianagaram from Palasa in Srikakulam district.




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