New Delhi: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives in the train accident near Khalilabad in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. In a message to Shri B.L. Joshi, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, the President has said “I am saddened to learn about the train accident in which a number of persons lost their lives and some were injured near Khalilabad in Uttar Pradesh.
I am sure that the State Government and other agencies are taking necessary steps to provide urgent medical assistance to the injured and all possible aid to the bereaved families, who have lost their near and dear ones.”
More than ten passengers were killed and over 80 injured with a Delhi-Gorakhpur express train got derailed after it collided with a goods train near Sant Kabir Nagar in Uttar Pradesh. Rescue operation is on.